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Posted on 2009-07-03
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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


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Have a look at the InfoDoc

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

Hope this help

Javeed Abdul
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I am still having issues connecting to the tape drive. I belive it to be a cable issue.
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Provide
uname -a
HBA card details

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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
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