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Old 03-16-2012
Quantum tape drive


Using Redhat 5.7. I have Quantum tape drive connected to the server. I am trying to install the Netbackup software. Just wondering how can I see the Quantum is connected to the server. is any command I run to see the tape drive is connected?

I used to work on Solaris, I used to do probe-scsi. But not sure how to do it on Linux. It's connected using fiber.

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Old 03-18-2012
Look in /proc
cat /proc/scsi/scsi
Exemple of output
cat /proc/scsi/scsi
Attached devices:
Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
Vendor: HP Model: Ultrium 5-SCSI Rev: I3BW
Type: Sequential-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 06
Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 01
Vendor: HP Model: MSL G3 Series Rev: 1000
Type: Medium Changer ANSI SCSI revision: 05
Host: scsi1 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
Vendor: HP Model: Ultrium 5-SCSI Rev: I3BW
Type: Sequential-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 06
Host: scsi3 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
Vendor: TEAC Model: DV-28S-W Rev: C.2D
Type: CD-ROM

Or, search quantum in /var/log/messages* or dmesg

Or reboot the server, and at redhat boot, you must see a line about the drive (previous to reboot, remove the option rhgb in /boot/grub/grub.conf) in order to have at boot level, only text, no graphic mode)

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