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Dell 2970 - HP 1/8 G2 autoloader keeps falling off LSI 2032 SCSI chain

I've a somewhat irritating problem with a Dell 2970 that has a HP 1/8 G2 autoloader (the Ultrium LTO 2 model) attached to the Dell/LSI 2032 non-RAID SCSI card. In essence, sometimes the ...
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RHEL5 do not see sas tape library

We have a tape library which is connected to a server by SAS link. Server is running OS Linux. OS doesn't see the tape library in /proc/scsi/scsi . We tried to rescan scsi bus(*1), but it didn't help. ...
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Can't find .so in the same directory as the executable?

I have an executable which needs to link with libtest.so dynamically,so I put them in the same directory,then : cd path_to_dir ./binary But got this: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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HP Autoloader mount, ESXi 4.1 through SAS - will it work?

I need to figure out if I can get this to work. I have a HP P2000 Storage system, connected to 2 x HP DL360 G7 through SAS. Then I got an HP Autoloader with connected through SAS too. Will I, in ...
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Why are extended warranties for tape auto loaders so high (nearly 50% the cost of the drive)?

I have quotes for an autoloader + extended warranty and I am baffled by the high cost of the warranty uplift. HP LTO-2 Bundle $3000, 3yr extended service agreement $1280 Quantum LTO-3 $2912, 3yr ...
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Encrypt backups with GPG to multiple tapes

Currently, I use tar to write my backups (ntbackup files) to a tape drive fed by an autoloader. Ex: tar -F /root/advancetape -cvf /dev/st0 *.bkf (/root/advancetape just has the logic to advance to ...
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BackupExec failing after 3-5 Minutes with error code E00084F4

Environment Server: HP ProLiant DL320s G1 (System ROM: W04) O/S: Windows 2003 R2 x64 SP2 Autoloader: HP 1x8 G2 AUTOLDR (Firmware: 2.50 / 2.00n) Drive: Ultrium 3-SCSI (Firmware: D22W) SCSI HBA: HP ...
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Linux machine can't find its tape drive

I have an older HP NetServer LPr with what is apparently a Symbios SCSI card connecting to a Quantum SuperLoader 3 that is DLT based. From time to time, we seem to lose the connection to the ...