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<p>IBM Tape Device Drivers</p> <p>Installation and Users Guide</p> <p>GC27-2130-08</p> <p>IBM Tape Device Drivers</p> <p>Installation and Users Guide</p> <p>GC27-2130-08</p> <p>Note! Before using this information and the product that it supports, be sure to read the general information under Notices on page 427.</p> <p>Ninth Edition (August 2009) This ninth edition of the IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-08, replaces and makes obsolete the following manuals: v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-07 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-06 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-05 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-04 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-03 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-02 v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-01. v IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC27-2130-00. v IBM TotalStorage and System Storage Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC35-0154-17. v IBM Ultrium Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide, GC32-0430-13 Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2007, 2009. US Government Users Restricted Rights Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.</p> <p>ContentsFigures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ixRelated Information . . . . . . . . . . . . ix How to Send Your Comments . . . . . . . . xiv Special Printing Instructions . . . . . . . . . xv</p> <p>Chapter 5. Linux Tape and Medium Changer Device Driver . . . . . . . . 93Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Data Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Installation and Configuration Instructions . . . . 96 Tape Drive, Media, and Device Driver Parameters 102 Special Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Control Path Failover Support for Tape Libraries 108 Data Path Failover and Load Balancing Support for Tape Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Open Source Device Driver - lin_tape . . . . . 112 System-Managed Encryption . . . . . . . . 113 Problem Determination . . . . . . . . . . 116</p> <p>Chapter 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . 1Purpose . . . . . IBM Tape Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1</p> <p>Chapter 2. Common Extended FeaturesPurpose . . . . . . . . . . . Supported Hardware . . . . . . Path Failover and Load Balancing . . Dynamic Load Balancing . . . . . Supported Devices and Feature Codes Data Encryption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .</p> <p>9. 9 . 9 . 12 . 16 . 16 . 17</p> <p>Chapter 6. Solaris Tape and Medium Changer Device Driver . . . . . . . 123Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Data Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . . Installation and Configuration Instructions . . . Special Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Persistent Naming Support . . . . . . . . . Control Path Failover Support for Libraries . . . Data Path Failover and Load Balancing Support for Tape Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . System-Managed Encryption . . . . . . . . Problem Determination . . . . . . . . . . 123 123 124 126 145 148 149 150 153 155</p> <p>Chapter 3. AIX Tape and Medium Changer Device Driver . . . . . . . . 23Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Data Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . . Installation and Configuration Instructions . . . Tape Drive, Media, and Device Driver Parameters Special Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . Persistent Naming Support . . . . . . . . Control Path Failover Support for Tape Libraries . Data Path Failover and Load Balancing Support for Tape Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . System-Managed Encryption . . . . . . . Problem Determination . . . . . . . . . Tape Drive Service Aids . . . . . . . . . Performance Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 24 24 26 28 . 34 . 36 . 37 39 41 43 48 51</p> <p>Chapter 7. Windows Tape and Medium Changer Device Driver . . . . . . . 163Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Data Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . Installation and Configuration Instructions . . Persistent Naming Support on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 . . . . . . Control Path Failover Support for Tape Libraries Data Path Failover Support for Tape Drives . . System-Managed Encryption . . . . . . . Problem Determination . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 163 164 165</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>Chapter 4. HP-UX Tape and Medium Changer Device Driver . . . . . . . . 55Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Data Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . . Installation and Configuration Instructions . . . Supported Configuration Parameters . . . . . Special Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . Persistent Naming Support . . . . . . . . Control Path Failover Support for Tape Libraries . Data Path Failover and Load Balancing Support for Tape Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . Problem Determination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 55 56 58 75 79 80 81</p> <p>. 181 182 . 183 . 184 . 185</p> <p>Chapter 8. Tru64 Device Driver . . . . 189Purpose . . . . . Product Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 . 189</p> <p>Chapter 9. 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Support . . . . . . . . . . 193Purpose . . . . . . . MTLIB Program . . . . MTEVENT Program . . . Library Driver Information . 3494 Library Emulation . . AIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 194 205 205 209 212</p> <p>. 83 . 85</p> <p> Copyright IBM Corp. 2007, 2009</p> <p>iii</p> <p>HP-UX . Linux . . Solaris . . Windows . TRU64. . SGI IRIX .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . .</p> <p>221 228 234 240 247 253</p> <p>AIX System . . . HP-UX System . . Linux System . . Solaris System . . Microsoft Windows Tru64 System . . SGI/IRIX System .</p> <p>. . . . . . . . . . . . System. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>. . . . . . .</p> <p>344 346 348 350 352 354 356</p> <p>Chapter 10. IBM Tape Diagnostic Tool (ITDT). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Accessing ITDT . . . . . . . . . . . Supported Systems . . . . . . . . . . Supported Equipment . . . . . . . . . Standard Edition - Installation . . . . . . . Standard Edition - Initial Startup . . . . . . Standard Edition - Known Issues and Limitations Standard Edition - Start Menu Commands . . Standard Edition - Scan Menu Commands. . . Standard Edition - Tapeutil Menu Commands . Standard Edition - Tapeutil Scripting Commands Graphical Edition - Installation . . . . . . Graphical Edition - Known Issues and Limitations Graphical Edition - User Interface Description . Graphical Edition - Scan Menu Commands . . Graphical Edition - Tapeutil Menu Commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 262 262 263 264 267 270 274 274 290 297 312 313 314 317 328</p> <p>Appendix C. Managing the Microcode on the IBM Tape Drive . . . . . . . 357AIX System . . . HP-UX System . . Linux System . . Solaris System . . Microsoft Windows Tru64 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357 358 358 358 358 359</p> <p>Appendix D. Tape Utility Programs</p> <p>361362 375 385 397 406 425</p> <p>|</p> <p>AIX System - Tape Utility Program (tapeutil) . . . HP-UX System - Tape Utility Program (tapeutil) Linux System - Tape Utility Program (IBMtapeutil) Solaris System - Tape Utility Program (tapeutil) Microsoft Windows System - Utility Program (ntutil). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tru64 System - RAS Utility Program (IBMrasutil)</p> <p>Appendix A. Accessing Documentation and Software Online . 341 Appendix B. Verifying Proper Attachment of Your Devices . . . . . 343</p> <p>Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428</p> <p>Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429</p> <p>iv</p> <p>IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide</p> <p>Figures1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Current Attachment Array . . . . . . . . 2 Example of an IBM Tape Environment . . . . 3 Multiple HBA and multi-port devices . . . . 13 Multiple HBA and single ports . . . . . . 14 Single HBA and multi-port devices. . . . . 15 Sample Encryption Configuration File. . . . 20 Data Flow for AIX Device Driver (Atape) 24 Data Path for AIX Device Driver (Atape) 52 Data Flow for HP-UX Device Driver (ATDD) 56 Example of atdd_d.log Output . . . . . . 89 Data Flow for Linux Device Driver (lin_tape) 94 Data Flow for Solaris Device Driver (IBMtape) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Example of Control Path Failover Support Command Output . . . . . . . . . . 150 Example of Data Path Failover Support Command Output . . . . . . . . . . 152 Data Flow for Windows Device Driver (IBMmag) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Select Components Menu (using IBMUltrium.WinNT.exe) . . . . . . . . 167 Start Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Creating Driver List . . . . . . . . . 168 Rescanning for Tape Device . . . . . . . 168 Install Driver Menu - Select Cancel . . . . 169 Tape Devices Menu . . . . . . . . . 170 Have Disk Menu . . . . . . . . . . 171 Install Driver Menu . . . . . . . . . 172 Windows NT Statement . . . . . . . . 172 Tape Devices and Remove Driver Menu 173 Control Panel Selection . . . . . . . . 174 Add/Remove Programs Properties . . . . 175 Drive Removal Menu . . . . . . . . . 176 Manual Starting and Stopping Menu 177 Installation Application in Windows Explorer 179 Windows Logo Testing screen . . . . . . 180 Checked folder . . . . . . . . . . . 187 Example Output for Tru64 Device Driver and IBM 3590 Tape Drive . . . . . . . . . 191 Syntax Diagram for mtlib program . . . . 194 Device Query . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Volume Query . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Expanded Volume Query . . . . . . . 198 Expanded Volume Data with Usage . . . . 198 Inventory Count Data. . . . . . . . . 198 Tape Library Device Number . . . . . . 199 Expanded Tape Library Device List . . . . 199 Library Data . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 Statistical Data . . . . . . . . . . . 201 Inventory Query . . . . . . . . . . 202 Category Inventory Query . . . . . . . 203 Reserve Category Command . . . . . . 204 Reserve Category List . . . . . . . . . 204 Category Attribute List . . . . . . . . 204 Library Address Information . . . . . . 205 3494/SMC Library Data Flow . . . . . . 209 51. LIBSMC and OS Components . . . . . . 52. Data Flow for AIX 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 53. SMIT Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . 54. SMIT Devices Menu . . . . . . . . . 55. SMIT Tape Drive Menu . . . . . . . . 56. Tape Drive Type Menu . . . . . . . . 57. Add an LMCP Logical Device Menu 58. LMCP COMMAND STATUS Window 59. Configure an LMCP Selection List . . . . 60. Configure a Defined LMCP COMMAND STATUS Window . . . . . . . . . . 61. Data Flow for HP-UX 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 62. Data Flow for Linux 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 63. Data Flow for Solaris 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 64. Data Flow for Windows 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 65. Data Flow for TRU 64 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 66. Data Flow for SGI IRIX 3494 Enterprise Tape Library Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 67. Welcome/Startup screen . . . . . . . . 68. License screen . . . . . . . . . . . 69. Machine credentials screen . . . . . . . 70. Installation progress screen . . . . . . . 71. Installation complete screen . . . . . . . 72. Start Screen Menu . . . . . . . . . . 73. Scan Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . 74. More Scan Options. . . . . . . . . . 75. Device List Screen . . . . . . . . . . 76. Data Delete Question . . . . . . . . . 77. Test Running. . . . . . . . . . . . 78. Test Results . . . . . . . . . . . . 79. Dump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80. Firmware Update screen . . . . . . . . 81. Scrollable Data screen . . . . . . . . . 82. Encryption Start screen . . . . . . . . 83. Full Write Results . . . . . . . . . . 84. Tape Usage Screen . . . . . . . . . . 85. System Test Results . . . . . . . . . 86. Graphical Edition User Interface . . . . . 87. Graphical Edition Preferences . . . . . . 88. Graphical Edition Interface . . . . . . . 89. Main Program Menu Items . . . . . . . 90. Toolbar Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . 91. Scan Function . . . . . . . . . . . 92. Test Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . 93. Test Results . . . . . . . . . . . . 94. Dump Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . 95. Dump Results . . . . . . . . . . . 96. Encryption Function . . . . . . . . . 97. Overwrite Data . . . . . . . . . . . 98. Transfer Size . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 212 216 216 217 217 217 218 218 218 222 229 235 241 248 254 265 265 266 266 267 274 275 275 276 278 278 279 280 281 282 284 286 287 288 314 315 316 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 325 325</p> <p>| | | |</p> <p> Copyright IBM Corp. 2007, 2009</p> <p>v</p> <p>| | |</p> <p>99. 100. 101. 102. 103.</p> <p>Tape Usage . . . . System Test . . . . Tapeutil Control Center Tape Drive Commands Command Parameters</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>. . . . .</p> <p>326 327 328 329 329</p> <p>| 104. Command Parameter Results . . . . . . 330105. 106. 107. 108. Linux Command Line Help Display Example of Base Mode . . . . Example of Library Mode . . . Symbolic Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 386 408 409 423</p> <p>vi</p> <p>IBM Tape Device Drivers Installation and Users Guide</p> <p>Tables1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Ultrium Product Comparison . . . . . . . 6 Supported Hardware by Operating System 9 Supported Devices and Feature Codes . . . 16 Interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6 Clients and Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Feature Codes (Encryption) . . . . . . . 22 Special Files for Tape Devices . . . . . . 35 Special Files for Medium Changer Devices 35 Error Description . . . . . . . . . . 52 Device-Specific Parameter Definitions . . . . 76 Driver-Specific Parameters (Global) . . . . 77 Special Files . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 New Special Files in HP-UX 11i v3 . . . . . 79 Trace Flags . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Problems, Reasons, and Solutions . . . . . 89 Troubleshooting (Problems and Solutions) 91 Components Created During lin_tape Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Components Created During IBMtapeutil Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Special Files for IBM TotalStorage Tape Devices . . . ....</p>

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