DL380/G2 Hot plug 72G DAT tape drive not working on

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Fri Feb 4 13:48:54 UTC 2005

Armbruster, David wrote:
> Mogens - Its a hot plug SCSI drive connected to the 5i RAID Controller. I 
> used a little script to engage the scsi once booted but it complains of I/O 
> errors and offlines the drive. I can pull a status off the drive with mt,
> but any attempt to write to the drive and its gone until the next boot time.
> Very strange......

I assume that it is a script like:


What gets logged in /var/log/messages when this is run?

You're running with the cciss driver? You might want to check
the mailing list at
to see if there's any help.

Mogens Kjaer, Carlsberg A/S, Computer Department
Gamle Carlsberg Vej 10, DK-2500 Valby, Denmark
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