?
Solved

configuring STK T10K tape drives

Posted on 2009-07-03
3
Medium Priority
?
682 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I have 2 Sun STK T10K tape drives connected to a t5220 via 2 hba cards. I have been unsuccessful in getting them configured on controlers c4 and c5.  I am getting the following.
# cfgadm -al -o show_FCP_dev
Ap_Id                          Type         Receptacle   Occupant     Condition
c4                             fc-fabric    connected    unconfigured unknown
c5                             fc-fabric    connected    configured   unknown
c5::500104f000907a5a,0         tape         connected    configured   failed


# /usr/sbin/fcinfo hba-port
HBA Port WWN: 2100001b3215d52f
        OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c4
        Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
        Model: 375-3356-02
        Firmware Version: 4.04.01
        FCode/BIOS Version:  BIOS: 1.24; fcode: 1.24; EFI: 1.8;
        Type: N-port
        State: online
        Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
        Current Speed: 4Gb
        Node WWN: 2000001b3215d52f
HBA Port WWN: 2101001b3235d52f
        OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c5
        Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
        Model: 375-3356-02
        Firmware Version: 4.04.01
        FCode/BIOS Version:  BIOS: 1.24; fcode: 1.24; EFI: 1.8;
        Type: N-port
        State: online
        Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
        Current Speed: 2Gb
        Node WWN: 2001001b3235d52f
## luxadm -e port
/devices/pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@8/SUNW,qlc@0/fp@0,0:devctl    NOT CONNECTED
/devices/pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@8/SUNW,qlc@0,1/fp@0,0:devctl  CONNECTED
#
MB/PCIE4     PCIE    4       /pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@2/QLGC,qlc                  QLGC,qlc  QLE2462
MB/PCIE4     PCIE    4       /pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@2/QLGC,qlc                  QLGC,qlc  QLE2462
MB/PCIE5     PCIE    5     /pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@8/SUNW,qlc@0    SUNW,qlc-pciex1077,143  QLE2462
MB/PCIE5     PCIE    5   /pci@0/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/pci@8/SUNW,qlc@0,1    SUNW,qlc-pciex1077,143  QLE2462


0
Comment
Question by:clarkjim
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
javeedabdul earned 2000 total points
ID: 24776445
Have a look at the InfoDoc

http://dlc.sun.com/pdf/820-4753-11/820-4753-11.pdf

Hope this help

Javeed Abdul
0
 

Author Comment

by:clarkjim
ID: 24881296
I am still having issues connecting to the tape drive. I belive it to be a cable issue.
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:javeedabdul
javeedabdul earned 2000 total points
ID: 24884407
Provide
uname -a
HBA card details

***************
Have you performed boot -r ?
If not pls do so.

then
Cfgadm -c configure c4
cfgadm -c configure c5

reboot -r

cfgadm -al

# devfsadm -c tape

Insert the tape into the slot and test whether it can work
# mt -f /dev/rmt/1 stat
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Let's say you need to move the data of a file system from one partition to another. This generally involves dismounting the file system, backing it up to tapes, and restoring it to a new partition. You may also copy the file system from one place to…
Using libpcap/Jpcap to capture and send packets on Solaris version (10/11) Library used: 1.      Libpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org) Version 1.2 2.      Jpcap(http://netresearch.ics.uci.edu/kfujii/Jpcap/doc/index.html) Version 0.6 Prerequisite: 1.      GCC …
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 19 hours left to enroll

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question