> I'm looking for help with configurations for a 4mm tape drive.
> I can tar and dd samll files to the tape, however when I try to
> perfrom a dump of a filessystem it fails. The dump request a second
> tape only after a few minutes, which leads me to think the tape
> density setting or something is hosed. Also my whole system is huing
> and the only thing I can do is cycle the power and crash the system to
> regain control. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.
> Added following line to /etc/conf.module
> alias scsi_hostadapter aha152x
You might try a supported, PCI card (maybe Adaptec 2906/2930, or TekRam
390F/390U). Making sure your tape drive is properly terminated with active
termination would be my second guess.
Michael Meissner, Red Hat, Inc. (GCC group)
PMB 198, 174 Littleton Road #3, Westford, Massachusetts 01886, USA