Using Your DDS Drive
Your DDS-2 Drive Configuration
Your HP-UX operating system comes with preconfigured device files and drivers. If you
use these preconfigured device files and drivers, you won't need to configure your
DDS-2 drive with the operating system.
To find out more about creating and using device files, the the Owner's Guide that came
with your system.
Controls and Features of the DDS-2 Drive
Your DDS-2 tape drive is either a 3 1/2-inch form factor, or a 5 1/4-inch form factor
DDS-2 tape drive with data compression and a SCSI interface. It conforms to the DDS-2
format standard for storing computer data. It's a high-capacity, high transfer-rate device
for data storage on tape.
Figure 2–1 shows the LEDs and eject button of the DDS-2 drive.
Figure 2–1. DDS-2 Drive Controls and Indicators