Manual configuration is required to have this hardward preform correctly under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
Add the following to
post-install scsi_hostadapter modprobe st
The tape changer can be controled from software (see
man mtx for more information) after issuing the following command:
echo "scsi add-single-device A B C D" > /proc/scsi/scsi
Where the following applies:
A = Hostadapter ID (first is 0) B = SCSI Channel (First is 0) C = SCSI ID of tape drive. D = SCSI LUN of tape changer (use: 1)
/dev/sgX for the tape changer where
X is determined by looking at the location of the changer device in the output of
/proc/scsi/scsi. If the changer is the 3rd device listed, the correct device would be
/dev/sg2. Remeber that the count starts from 0!