Subject: Re: Adaptec 1742 Problems with -current 16. July
To: "Chris G. Demetriou" <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/29/1994 10:33:06
> > I upgraded my EISA Box from an AHA1542 to an 1742 and 
> > consequently use now the ahb-driver.  Now I cannot use my
> > Exabyte anymore.  I probes incorrect as drive empty, and read 
> > or write attempts fail sometimes, often I get 0 bytes with no error
> > when there is definitely data on the tape.  The same configuraton
> > worked with the 1542 with no flaws.
> Hmm.  I've never tried the 1742 with an exabyte, but i know it works
> fine on, e.g. the DAT on sun-lamp...
> I could believe it doesn't work -- Exabytes are weird...

Several people have mentioned problems with Exabytes & 1742's, there
was even a PR on it.  Unfortunately, I was never able to reproduce the
problem with the Exabyte drive I sometimes borrowed from Kaleida.

I'm sorry I can't be of more help,