| If software manager is run when a previous tape drive has been configured
| into the kernal & the tape drive is disconnected from the bus it panics
| the system.
| I have seen this on multiple systems using alad ctrl on both Tandberg 4220
| and Exabyte 8200 drives.
| This isn't a bug it's a feature...
It has never happened here and I've always got at least 1 tape drive AWOL.
What is the state of your scsi termination?