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Old 09-04-2009
installing unix tape drive

i installed a unix tape drive on my alphaserver. when i use a mt command it tells me there is no tape or device.

I have used the hardware manager and it shows the tape is present.

Can anyone help me understand why it cannot pick up the tape as a default?
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Old 09-04-2009
Visit this page:
Determining Tape Drive Types (System Administration Guide, Volume I) - Sun Microsystems
and for u can find more there about how to mount file systems, how to manage tape drives etc. all guide is here:
good luck
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