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Old 03-02-2010, 02:13 PM
"Muro, Sam"
 
Default Using USB Tape drive on Centos 5.3 (kernel 2.6.18-164.10.1.el5PAE)

Hello there
I have been trying to install HP Storageworks DAT72 on CentOS 5 in vain.
On system reboot, neither /dev/st not /dev/sg is available. May you please
lead me through as this is my first time trying to do it

lsmod
Module Size Used by
ipv6 267617 40
xfrm_nalgo 13381 1 ipv6
crypto_api 12609 1 xfrm_nalgo
autofs4 29253 2
hidp 23105 2
dahdi_echocan_mg2 10248 0
wanec 306712 0
af_wanpipe 38080 0
wanpipe 459296 64
wanrouter 42336 6 wanec,af_wanpipe,wanpipe
dahdi 192392 128 dahdi_echocan_mg2,wanpipe
crc_ccitt 6337 1 dahdi
sdladrv 79648 2 wanpipe,wanrouter
rfcomm 42457 0
l2cap 29505 10 hidp,rfcomm
bluetooth 53925 5 hidp,rfcomm,l2cap
sunrpc 145533 1
dm_multipath 24909 0
scsi_dh 11713 1 dm_multipath
video 21193 0
hwmon 7365 0
backlight 10049 1 video
sbs 18533 0
i2c_ec 9025 1 sbs
i2c_core 23745 1 i2c_ec
button 10705 0
battery 13637 0
asus_acpi 19289 0
ac 9157 0
parport_pc 29157 0
lp 15849 0
parport 37513 2 parport_pc,lp
hpilo 13389 0
bnx2 173133 0
serio_raw 10693 0
pcspkr 7105 0
dm_raid45 67145 0
dm_message 6977 1 dm_raid45
dm_region_hash 15681 1 dm_raid45
dm_mem_cache 9537 1 dm_raid45
dm_snapshot 22885 0
dm_zero 6209 0
dm_mirror 24265 0
dm_log 14657 3 dm_raid45,dm_region_hash,dm_mirror
dm_mod 63225 11
dm_multipath,dm_raid45,dm_snapshot,dm_zero,dm_mirr or,dm_log
cciss 67909 3
sd_mod 25281 0
scsi_mod 141717 3 scsi_dh,cciss,sd_mod
ext3 125001 2
jbd 57065 1 ext3
uhci_hcd 25549 0
ohci_hcd 24809 0
ehci_hcd 34125 0
----------------------------------------

#cat /etc/modprobe.conf
alias eth0 bnx2
alias eth1 bnx2
alias eth2 bnx2
alias eth3 bnx2
alias scsi_hostadapter cciss
alias scsi_hostadapter1 usb-storage
install usb-storage :
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#ls -l /dev
[root@scb-dr-pbx01 ~]# ll /dev/
total 0
crw------- 1 root root 10, 62 Mar 2 18:06 autofs
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 60 Mar 2 18:06 bus
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 100 Mar 2 18:06 cciss
crw------- 1 root root 5, 1 Mar 2 18:07 console
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 Mar 2 18:06 core -> /proc/kcore
drwxr-xr-x 2 asterisk asterisk 1360 Mar 2 18:06 dahdi
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 80 Mar 2 18:06 disk
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Mar 2 18:06 fd -> /proc/self/fd
crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 7 Mar 2 18:06 full
srwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Mar 2 18:06 gpmctl
crw------- 1 root root 10, 228 Mar 2 18:06 hpet
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 200 Mar 2 18:06 hpilo
prw------- 1 root root 0 Mar 2 18:06 initctl
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 160 Mar 2 18:06 input
crw------- 1 root root 1, 11 Mar 2 18:06 kmsg
srw-rw-rw- 1 root root 0 Mar 2 18:06 log
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 0 Mar 2 18:06 loop0
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 1 Mar 2 18:06 loop1
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 2 Mar 2 18:06 loop2
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 3 Mar 2 18:06 loop3
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 4 Mar 2 18:06 loop4
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 5 Mar 2 18:06 loop5
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 6 Mar 2 18:06 loop6
brw-r----- 1 root disk 7, 7 Mar 2 18:06 loop7
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Mar 2 18:06 MAKEDEV ->
/sbin/MAKEDEV
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 100 Mar 2 18:06 mapper
brw-r----- 1 root disk 9, 0 Mar 2 18:06 md0
crw-r----- 1 root kmem 1, 1 Mar 2 18:06 mem
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 60 Mar 2 18:06 net
crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Mar 2 18:06 null
crw-rw---- 1 root root 10, 144 Mar 2 18:06 nvram
crw------- 1 root root 1, 12 Mar 2 18:06 oldmem
crw-rw---- 1 root lp 99, 0 Mar 2 18:06 parport0
crw-rw---- 1 root lp 99, 1 Mar 2 18:06 parport1
crw-rw---- 1 root lp 99, 2 Mar 2 18:06 parport2
crw-rw---- 1 root lp 99, 3 Mar 2 18:06 parport3
crw-r----- 1 root kmem 1, 4 Mar 2 18:06 port
crw------- 1 root root 108, 0 Mar 2 18:06 ppp
crw-rw-rw- 1 root tty 5, 2 Mar 2 18:10 ptmx
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Mar 2 18:05 pts
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Mar 2 18:06 ram -> ram1
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 0 Mar 2 18:06 ram0
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 1 Mar 2 18:06 ram1
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 10 Mar 2 18:06 ram10
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 11 Mar 2 18:06 ram11
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 12 Mar 2 18:06 ram12
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 13 Mar 2 18:06 ram13
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 14 Mar 2 18:06 ram14
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 15 Mar 2 18:06 ram15
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 2 Mar 2 18:06 ram2
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 3 Mar 2 18:06 ram3
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 4 Mar 2 18:06 ram4
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 5 Mar 2 18:06 ram5
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 6 Mar 2 18:06 ram6
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 7 Mar 2 18:06 ram7
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 8 Mar 2 18:06 ram8
brw-r----- 1 root disk 1, 9 Mar 2 18:06 ram9
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Mar 2 18:06 ramdisk -> ram0
crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 8 Mar 2 18:06 random
crw------- 1 root root 162, 0 Mar 2 18:06 rawctl
brw------- 1 root root 253, 0 Mar 2 18:06 root
crw-r--r-- 1 root root 10, 135 Mar 2 18:06 rtc
drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 40 Mar 2 18:06 shm
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Mar 2 18:06 stderr ->
/proc/self/fd/2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Mar 2 18:06 stdin ->
/proc/self/fd/0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Mar 2 18:06 stdout ->
/proc/self/fd/1
crw------- 1 root root 4, 0 Mar 2 18:06 systty
crw-rw-rw- 1 root tty 5, 0 Mar 2 18:06 tty
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 0 Mar 2 18:06 tty0
crw------- 1 root root 4, 1 Mar 2 18:07 tty1
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 10 Mar 2 18:06 tty10
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 11 Mar 2 18:06 tty11
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 12 Mar 2 18:06 tty12
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 13 Mar 2 18:06 tty13
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 14 Mar 2 18:06 tty14
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 15 Mar 2 18:06 tty15
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 16 Mar 2 18:06 tty16
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 17 Mar 2 18:06 tty17
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 18 Mar 2 18:06 tty18
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 19 Mar 2 18:06 tty19
crw------- 1 root root 4, 2 Mar 2 18:07 tty2
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 20 Mar 2 18:06 tty20
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 21 Mar 2 18:06 tty21
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 22 Mar 2 18:06 tty22
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 23 Mar 2 18:06 tty23
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 24 Mar 2 18:06 tty24
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 25 Mar 2 18:06 tty25
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 26 Mar 2 18:06 tty26
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 27 Mar 2 18:06 tty27
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 28 Mar 2 18:06 tty28
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 29 Mar 2 18:06 tty29
crw------- 1 root root 4, 3 Mar 2 18:07 tty3
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 30 Mar 2 18:06 tty30
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 31 Mar 2 18:06 tty31
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 32 Mar 2 18:06 tty32
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 33 Mar 2 18:06 tty33
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 34 Mar 2 18:06 tty34
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 35 Mar 2 18:06 tty35
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 36 Mar 2 18:06 tty36
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 37 Mar 2 18:06 tty37
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 38 Mar 2 18:06 tty38
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 39 Mar 2 18:06 tty39
crw------- 1 root root 4, 4 Mar 2 18:07 tty4
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 40 Mar 2 18:06 tty40
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 41 Mar 2 18:06 tty41
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 42 Mar 2 18:06 tty42
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 43 Mar 2 18:06 tty43
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 44 Mar 2 18:06 tty44
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 45 Mar 2 18:06 tty45
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 46 Mar 2 18:06 tty46
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 47 Mar 2 18:06 tty47
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 48 Mar 2 18:06 tty48
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 49 Mar 2 18:06 tty49
crw------- 1 root root 4, 5 Mar 2 18:07 tty5
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 50 Mar 2 18:06 tty50
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 51 Mar 2 18:06 tty51
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 52 Mar 2 18:06 tty52
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 53 Mar 2 18:06 tty53
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 54 Mar 2 18:06 tty54
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 55 Mar 2 18:06 tty55
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 56 Mar 2 18:06 tty56
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 57 Mar 2 18:06 tty57
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 58 Mar 2 18:06 tty58
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 59 Mar 2 18:06 tty59
crw------- 1 root root 4, 6 Mar 2 18:07 tty6
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 60 Mar 2 18:06 tty60
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 61 Mar 2 18:06 tty61
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 62 Mar 2 18:06 tty62
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 63 Mar 2 18:06 tty63
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 7 Mar 2 18:06 tty7
crw-rw---- 1 root tty 4, 8 Mar 2 18:06 tty8
crw-rw---- 1 asterisk tty 4, 9 Mar 2 18:07 tty9
crw-rw---- 1 root uucp 4, 64 Mar 2 18:06 ttyS0
crw-rw---- 1 root uucp 4, 65 Mar 2 18:06 ttyS1
crw-rw---- 1 root uucp 4, 66 Mar 2 18:06 ttyS2
crw-rw---- 1 root uucp 4, 67 Mar 2 18:06 ttyS3
cr--r--r-- 1 root root 1, 9 Mar 2 18:06 urandom
crw------- 1 root root 442, 0 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev1.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 0 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev1.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 1 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev1.2_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 1 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev1.2_ep02
crw------- 1 root root 442, 1 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev1.2_ep86
crw------- 1 root root 442, 2048 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev2.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 2048 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev2.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 4096 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev3.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 4096 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev3.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 6144 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev4.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 6144 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev4.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 8192 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev5.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 8192 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev5.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10240 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.1_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10240 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.1_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10241 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.2_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10241 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.2_ep81
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10241 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.2_ep82
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10242 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.3_ep00
crw------- 1 root root 442, 10242 Mar 2 18:06 usbdev6.3_ep81
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 0 Mar 2 18:06 vcs
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 1 Mar 2 18:06 vcs1
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 2 Mar 2 18:07 vcs2
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 3 Mar 2 18:07 vcs3
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 4 Mar 2 18:07 vcs4
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 5 Mar 2 18:07 vcs5
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 6 Mar 2 18:07 vcs6
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 9 Mar 2 18:07 vcs9
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 128 Mar 2 18:06 vcsa
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 129 Mar 2 18:06 vcsa1
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 130 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa2
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 131 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa3
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 132 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa4
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 133 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa5
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 134 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa6
crw------- 1 vcsa tty 7, 137 Mar 2 18:07 vcsa9
drwx------ 2 root root 80 Mar 2 18:06 VolGroup00
crw------- 1 root root 242, 0 Mar 2 18:06 wanec
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Mar 2 18:06 X0R -> null
crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 5 Mar 2 18:06 zero
------

Any one with an idea kindly let me know how you managed to do it

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Old 03-02-2010, 03:51 PM
John Doe
 
Default Using USB Tape drive on Centos 5.3 (kernel 2.6.18-164.10.1.el5PAE)

From: "Muro, Sam" <research@businesstz.com>
> I have been trying to install HP Storageworks DAT72 on CentOS 5 in vain.
> On system reboot, neither /dev/st not /dev/sg is available. May you please
> lead me through as this is my first time trying to do it

What does lsusb show?
Just a thought; did you check in the BIOS if there are USB options (legacy and such)?
Maybe install 'HP StorageWorks LTT' (Library and Tape Tools); it might help testing...

JD



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Old 03-03-2010, 07:14 AM
John R Pierce
 
Default Using USB Tape drive on Centos 5.3 (kernel 2.6.18-164.10.1.el5PAE)

Jobst Schmalenbach wrote:
> I use a lot of tapes but never a USB,

me neither... all the DAT and better tape drives I've ever seen have
been SCSI (or FC at the high end). I wonder if that USB DAT72 actually
has a USB-SCSI chip in it, then the drive is on the SCSI... no,
this
http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11883_div/11883_div.html
says its native USB, huh. elsewhere onn their site, they say its
compatible with RHEL 5.4 applications includinig native tar, cpio, and
no driver is required. they do have firmware upgrades for the drives,
and a diagnostic CD you can download.
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=501426& prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=63890&swLang=13&task Id=135&swEnvOID=4006
<http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=501426& prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=63890&swLang=13&task Id=135&swEnvOID=4006>




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