SCSI 9-Track tape under VMS..?

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Mon Dec 9 21:31:00 2002

> From the its been way too long to remember department...
> I just put an old HP SCSI 9-track tape drive on my 4000/400 running
> Vax/VMS 5.2... Does VMS probe SCSI devices at boot time? Is there a
> way to access this drive without re-generating the system..?

What happens when you do a 'SHO DEV MK'? For example:

$ sho dev mk

Device Device Error Volume Free Trans
 Name Status Count Label Blocks Count
MONK$MKA500: Online 0

Though the above is a on a PWS 433au running OpenVMS 7.2-1H1 and the drive
is a DEC TLZ06 (4mm DAT).

Received on Mon Dec 09 2002 - 21:31:00 GMT

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