>Scott McMillan typed (on Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 03:27:41PM -0400):
>| On 6 Aug 2003 10:39:09 -0700, [email]ellacilx.com[/email] (EC) wrote:
>| >> From the 'sconf' man page: (the -g option, why they flip the drive and
>| >> adapter types between options is beyond me. Maybe they changed this in
>| >> 5.0.7?)
>| >> " arad Sdsk 0 1 2 3
>| >> which implies that the first (root) SCSI disk is on adapter type arad,
>| >> adapter number 0, bus 1 (secondary bus), with target SCSI ID 2 and LUN
>| >> 3."
>| >> Which tells us that your tape drive is on the first blad adapter (0),
>| >> on bus #0 of that adapter, set to SCSI ID 2 with a LUN of 0.
>| >> Scott McMillan
>| <flipped top-posting>
>| > Thanks for responding my posting.
>| > If I use SCSI host adapter 0, SCSI bus 0, ID 2 and LUN 0 and when I
>| >do "tape status", I got this:
>| >soft errors: 0
>| >hard errors:0
>| > Tape rewind will give me "unable to do "rewind" command on
>| >'/dev/xct0': I/O error.
>| > Does SCO actually detect my tape drive?
>| No it doesn't. That's what mkdev tape is for.
>| > If I don't use host adapter
>| >0 and SCSI bus 0 and when I do "tape rewind", I got "No such device or
>| > Thanks again.
>| How many tape devices are configured on this machine? Try posting the
>| output from 'hwconfig -h' and the contents of your
>| /etc/conf/cf.d/mscsi file. Also, ls -l /dev/rSt*.
>| Scott McMillan
>And recall that the parameters you used when you ran mkdev hd are
>configured into the kernel. But if the device is not actually connected
>to bus 0 of the 0th blad adapter, or its ID is not really set to 2, then
>Unix will of course find nothing there.
>The values you use in mkdev tape must reflect the actual hardware