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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 <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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