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  1. #1

    how to install scsi host adapter and tape drive on redhat 8?

    i have a mother board with a onboard adaptec aic-7902 chip and a LTO external tape drive. How do i go about installing the driver and setting up the tape drive?

    i've tried modprobe aic79xx, modprobe will fail if the tape drive is turn on, if i turn off the tape drive, modprobe will be successful. Is this normal? Anyway, even if iturn on the tape drive after i modprobe, "mt -f /dev/st0 status" shows "no such device" so how do i backup to tape?

    forgot to mention that the server is already install with redhat 8 with kernel version 2.4.20-28.8

    Please help a linux newbie.
    Thanks In Advance.

  2. #2

    tape drive


    first try
    # modprobe st

    Then you should have access with tar.


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