Want to add a DAT72 drive

Thomas Taylor linxt at comcast.net
Mon May 15 16:51:21 UTC 2006

On Monday 15 May 2006 00:27, PeaSea wrote:
> I am wondering about adding an HP DAT72 drive to my system. It needs to be
> external. I seem to have two options:
> a) add SCSI card
> I cannot find a list of supported SCSI cards for FC5 - this is probably a
> dumb question and it's somewhere obvious - can someone point me at a list?
> I need support for AHA-2940U2W or 29160.
> b) buy a USB device.
> I am put off because it seems that the Windoze driver was 'hard for HP to
> develop', anyone know if this works on FC5?
> Ta!

The  Adaptec 29160 is supported out of the box.  I'm using it with an HP DDS4 
tape drive.  Just had to figure out the proper jumpers on the drive itself 
then worked fine ever since FC  3.


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Tom Taylor
Linux user #263467
Federal Way, WA

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