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MSL2024 and HP-UX

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Martinlukas13
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MSL2024 and HP-UX

Dear All,
Could you help me? I'm not too familiar with HP-UX. How to install the MSL2024 in HP-UX and how to check that the Device already installed?
Is there any driver should I apply? if yes, where i can found the driver?

Thank you for your help.


Regards,
Martin Lukas
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Vihang.
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

Hi Martin,

Run "ioscan -fn" on your HP-UX server after connecting the library. This will scan for new hardware devices. After that, run "insf". This will create the device files for the library changer & tape drives.
The tape device file can later be seen by running command "ioscan -fnC tape" & the changer device can be seen by running command "ioscan -fnC autoch".


Regards,
Vihang.
Torsten.
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

please post

# ioscan -fn

any unknown devices?

post also

# uname -a

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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Martinlukas13
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

Dear All,
Thank you for your reply.
Today I have finished my job.
I'm trying to resume the steps:
1. running : "ioscan -fn"
2. running : "insf -e"
3. Install the module for tape and the changer
4. Running : "ioscan -fnC tape"
5. running : "ioscan -fnC autoch"


Regards,
Martin Lukas
Vihang.
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

Hi Martin,

Please consider giving points if the answers have helped you.


Regards,
Vihang.
Martinlukas13
Occasional Contributor

Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

Hi Vihang,
your answer very helpful...
and the installation can solved.
Thank you for your guide.


Regards,
Martin Lukas
lbdwag
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

How come the tape drive has 4 device files?

ex:

# ioscan -fnC tape
Class I H/W Path Driver S/W State H/W Type Description
=====================================================================
tape 0 0/2/1/0.4.0 stape CLAIMED DEVICE HP Ultrium 3-SCSI
/dev/rmt/0m /dev/rmt/c0t4d0BEST
/dev/rmt/0mb /dev/rmt/c0t4d0BESTb
/dev/rmt/0mn /dev/rmt/c0t4d0BESTn
/dev/rmt/0mnb /dev/rmt/c0t4d0BESTnb


If that is the case, what are the differences?
Torsten.
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

They are for different compression and positioning - rewind and no-rewind.

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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lbdwag
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

So am I close:

/dev/rmt/0m - read
/dev/rmt/0mb - write
/dev/rmt/0mn - rewind
/dev/rmt/0mnb - no rewind
Torsten.
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Re: MSL2024 and HP-UX

I found this for explanation:

http://www.ussg.iu.edu/usail/peripherals/remove/drive.html

see (4) Naming convention

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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