We did this.
One thing is the lto-3 drives will only be able to read your lto-1 media, but
not write to it. It could cost quite a bit to do a complete converstion over.
>>> orville.lantto AT GLASSHOUSE DOT COM 08/27/06 09:20PM >>>
Yes. See your IBM Business Partner for the details and costs.
Orville L. Lantto
Glasshouse Technologies, Inc.
From: ADSM: Dist Stor Manager on behalf of Zosimo Noriega
Sent: Sun 8/27/2006 03:00
To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
Subject: [ADSM-L] Upgrade IBM 3584 LTO-1 to LTO-3 drives
Please help me regarding my inquiries.
Is it possible to upgrade IBM 3584 with existing 6 LTO-1 tape drives
into 6 LTO-3 tape drives?
What consideration may required?
We have AIX 5.1 (p610 server) with TSM 5.1 server. Tape Library: IBM
3584 UltraScalable Tape Library with 6 FC drives & 254 slots.
Thanks for your help in advance.
Zosimo B. Noriega
Systems Analyst, Data Storage
ADNOC - IS&T
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