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C5685A Internal DDS-4 on AIX 4.3.3.

Slava Chubar
Occasional Visitor

C5685A Internal DDS-4 on AIX 4.3.3.

Hi all,

We are trying to install a HP DDS-4 (C5685A) on a UNIX system runnign AIX 4.3.3
We've resetup the dip switches as indicated.
AIX reconize the tape as "Other SCSI Tape..."
"backup" command fails randomaly.
"tar" command fails after 18GB.
it seems like no hardware compression is used?!
can any one assist?

10x

Slava
1 REPLY
Eugeny Brychkov
Honored Contributor

Re: C5685A Internal DDS-4 on AIX 4.3.3.

Slava,
this doc http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=lpg51073&locale=en_US&taskId=115&prodSeriesId=42883&prodTypeId=12169 should help you. Although there's no DDS4/DAT40 in the list, but it is applicable to your drive
Eugeny