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Ayman Altounji
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slow tape drive

We just put in an MSL5026 with a super dlt drive. I think the robot controller is running at SCSI 3, which is trashing my sdlt throughput. Is there a way to force the controller to U2 or can it be moved to a seperate scsi bus?
Thanks
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Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Re: slow tape drive

Which kind of software are you using?

What kind of files?

Type of disk storage (Local - network - RAID X)?

Wich kind of hardware / controller/server?

cu chris / germany
Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Re: slow tape drive

I have exactly the same problem using msl5026 slow throughput? do you not have the reccommended scsi card 64bit 66Mhz wide ultra scsi3 129803-b21 is there any antivirus software running what throuput do you get? you should get around 290MB/sec?? Andrew.Ward@cox.co.uk
Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Re: slow tape drive

I mean 290MB\min