Tape Drives on old AS/400
The QIC drives contained in many older machines are often defective, or it's expensive to impossible to get actual tapes for these drives. Sometimes, stock tape drives can be used also. This article documents which combination of machine, OS release, and drive has been tested so far.
|HP DDS-1/2/3||9401-150/V4R5||Save/Restore/BMR||DIP-Switches set to default.|
|HP DLTVS 80||9406-S20/V4R4 + 2726 SCSI RAID-Controller||Save/Restore||SCSI-Error logged at IPL time.|
|Conner CDT20004R-S||9401-150/V4R5||Save/Restore||DIP-Switches set to default.|
SCSI errors are logged for every initial access.
|HP LTO1||9406-800/V5R4 + 2757 SCSI RAID-Controller||Save/Restore||SCSI-Errors logged at IPL time, and for every initial access.|
|HP DDS-1/2/3||9402-400/V4R2||None.||DIP-Switches set to default.|
Drive not recognised in DST.
- Bare Metal Restore, IPL from tape and restore of the entire system.
- Caution! Protect the controller board of the drive with a piece of carton or other insulating material. The EMI prevention springs will scratch components from the board otherwise.