Yes, we got an earlier model of Qualstar library equipped with 4 SDLT's
(up to 8 can be installed). After numerous contacts with Qualstar,
Veritas, Quantum, and our vendor, they finally gave us "correct" firmwares
for both library and drives to upgrade to V36. By the way, the firmwares
has to be upgraded from a PC to our Sun since it is a PC program.
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On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Steve Hanson wrote:
> Assuming that you've really gotten the st.conf entries right and they're
> taking effect, there apparently were some serious problems with early SDLT
> firmware and NetBackup. I know there's some info in the Knowledge Base at
> Veritas about this. You probably should read the technote on this and make
> sure you're running a supported firmware version on the drive. I think
> there were also some workarounds for this in the technote, but it's been a
> while since I read it.
> Anyway - timeouts were the issue, as I remember.
> Tariq Zawahir said:
> > Has any one got a SuperDLT drive tro work with NB DC 3.4 on a Solaris
> > 2.6 platform?
> > I made the appropriate st.conf changes, media pool, volume groups etc
> > We just got a quantum SDLT drive and have it hooked up - but getting
> > media write errors (84) and 52 - timeout errors.
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