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Re: SAS tape drives
On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 04:55:12PM +1300, Mark Davies wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Dec 2013, Eduardo Horvath wrote:
> > Last time I fiddled around with the LSI MegaRAID stack it did not
> > provide any sort of transparent access to attached devices. Can
> > you create a LUN with the tape device?
> > You might have more success with the LSI MPT stack. That at least
> > provides transparent access to the target devices. I don't know
> > whether mpt hooks into NetBSD's scsipi layer in a way that it will
> > attach non-disk devices, but I suspect it would.
> I used the MegaRAID card as that was what we had lying around but I
> could buy something else.
> I found this:
> but that seems to use the mps driver on FreeBSD and NetBSD doesn't
> have it. Any guess on how hard it would be to port?
Hopefully it's supported by our mpii(4) driver.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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