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Verifying The Dds-Dc Tape Drive Operation - HP Model 705 - Workstation User Manual

Hp dds-dc tape drive user's guide (a1658-90696)
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2.
Push the data cassette about three quarters of an inch into the drive. The drive
automatically pulls the data cassette the rest of the way in. When the Tape LED on
the left front of the drive stops flashing, the drive has loaded the data cassette.
3.
To remove the data cassette, press and release the eject button on the front of the
drive, as shown in Figure 2–3. The Tape LED on the drive flashes on and off. Ten to
twenty seconds later, the data cassette slides partway out of the drive. Remove the
cassette from the drive.

Verifying the DDS-DC Tape Drive Operation

To verify that your workstation can communicate with the DDS-DC tape drive, type the
following, if you are using HP-UX 9.05:
/etc/ioscan -d scsitape
After a few moments the ioscan utility returns a message similar to the following:
H/W Path
===========================================
2.0.1.3.0
Type the following, if you are using HP-UX 10.0:
/usr/sbin/ioscan -d stape
After a few moments the ioscan utility returns a message similar to the following:
H/W Path
============================================
8
8/12
8/12/5
8/12/5.3
8/12/5.3.0
If your DDS-DC drive is not listed, go to Chapter 3, "Troubleshooting and Removal/
Replacement Procedures."
Return
Description
tape_drive
Return
Class
bc
bc
ba
ext_bus
target
tape
Using Your DDS Drive
Status
ok(nnnnnnnnn)
Description
I/O Adapter
Core I/O Adapter
Built-in SCSI
HP
HP35480A
2–7

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