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From: Gavin Seddon <gavin.m.seddon@...>
Subject: Re: initio seen, mt -f doesn't work
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 17:55:28 +0000
Thanks 
Which modules do I need to add to 'etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6'?
Gavin.



On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 08:08 -0600, Brett Johnson wrote:
> > st: Version 20050830, fixed bufsize 32768, s/g segs 256
> 
> It appears to me that the st driver is loading properly, but I did not
> see any sign of the SCSI driver loading in the dmesg output.
> 
> This could be becuase you have the module compiled as a module, in which
> case you can jump to the last paragraph.
> 
> If you're not sure if the driver is configured in the kernel, you can  check it quickly by typing 'grep INITIO /usr/src/linux/.config'
> 
> If the output says "# CONFIG_SCSI_INITIO is not set", you will need to
> run 'genkernel --menuconfig all', navigate to the Device Drivers -> SCSI
> device support -> SCSI low-level drivers and enable Initio 9100U (W)
> support. 
> 
> With this being a tape drive, I'd probably select module as opposed to
> compiling into the kernel. Once the build is complete, install the new
> kernel and modules, and reboot. (Assuming you picked module, his step is
> probably  optional, since all we did was add a module, but I like to reboot
> to be safe).
> 
> Now, just run 'modprobe initio' and it should load without any errors. The last
> step is to check 'lsmod' and 'dmesg | tail'. You should see the scsi card 
> loaded, and the tape drive and assigned a device name (st0).
> 
> Brett
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Dr Gavin Seddon
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 
University of Manchester
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