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does a scsi-host-scan affect mounted filesystems?

I have four disks attached to a virtual machine: sda - mounted sdb - mounted sdc - not in use sdd - mounted I can now hot-remove the disk /dev/sdc from the virtual machine, but the linux system ...
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What can be the cause of a SCSI 53/01 Error?

One of our clients has a Quantum i500 Tape Library managed by our software. After some operations, it throws the ASC/ASCQ error 53/01 ("UNLOAD TAPE FAILURE", according to ...
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External scsi tape: before server?

I have an old 2600 rx HP server and an external tape DAT drive which ised wide SCSI (68 pins). Do I have to power on the tape before the server, or is it the same if I power on the tape after turning ...
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Why is my external HDD mounting an extra SCSI storage device after BIOS flash on laptop?

I just flashed a HP Laptop BIOS to a client's laptop, stupidly, with an External HDD plugged into a USB slot on the laptop. That was dumb, I know. But I didn't realize it until it had finished. I ...
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Attach Cloud Storage as External Drive to Windows

I am looking to use a Cloud Storage provider as an attached drive on Windows Server 2008, kind of like an iSCSI storage device. I downloaded Google Drive which created a new folder on my system, but ...
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Attaching SCSI drive through USB

I have a number of wide, 68-pin SCSI drives for which I need to copy the data off. I have tried to use a wide-to-narrow SCSI adapter (68-pin to 50-pin) coupled with an Adaptec SCSI-to-USB adapter ...
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Dangers of using external power source with internal hard drive

Is it okay to connect a internal hard drive (IDE/SATA/SCSI) to an internal controller (e.g. on-board the motherboard) and supply the power via another power supply or an external unit like the one ...
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generic SCSI devices (/dev/sg1) do not show as HDD device (/dev/sdb)

I have a proxmox setup (A debian flavor) and an HGST SAS HDD connected through an Adaptec RAID card (no raid setup) the devices is being shown as /dev/sg1 but the device is not mapped to /dev/sdb I ...
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How to connect Ultrium 460 tape drive? (Ultra320 SCSI)

I have the opportunity to get, for nothing, an Ultrium 460 tape drive, and LOTS of tapes, which would give me enormous amounts of storage space to frivolously use on nothing at all. The problem is ...
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Is SCSI asynchronous IO really slower than synchronous one?

I am completely confused with what I had just read on these two pages: http://www.scsifaq.org/scsifaq.html#_Hlk410546176 http://www.cse.scu.edu/~tschwarz/coen180/LN/scsi.html Both claim that SCSI ...
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accesing G-listed sectors

is it possible to acces g-listed sectors? in the scsi protocol I can get the amount of g-listed sectors via a a scsi command however I wonder if I can try to read from them. maybe with a direct read ...
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What types of SCSI connectors are these?

I was given an old server and old storage array, and told that they go together. My boss wants me to gain access and migrate all the old data to our current file server. Knowing basically zilch about ...
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Can I turn off external SCSI tape drive?

I have a couple of external tape drives connected to a server (Ultra320 SCSI). I do not use them frequently, but they are on all the time collecting dust (because of the fans). If I turned them off ...
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Linux dynamic SCSI device naming

When linux boots up, it assigns SCSI drives to various sd* names, in increasing alphabetical order. If I remove some drives (while the system is running) and re-add them, is it guaranteed that the old ...
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dd SCSI image into VirtualBox

I have a very old Linux box (actually dating from 1998) wich used to run a legacy system. The system was discontinued, but the data must be available for consults. My idea was to make a image from the ...
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Duplicate SCSI HHD to SATA SSD

I got the Cavalry Dual Bay SATA Hard Drive Duplicator Docking Station and it works great when I Clone/Duplicate SATA Hard Drives but I have a couple of SCSI HHDs that I want to Clone/Duplicate but the ...
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Cache of SCSI disk

I have a SCSI controller (HP Smart Array 642), using cciss driver on Linux, which is connected to several SCSI disks. I am trying to optimize the communication between these devices and came to the ...
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What are these SCSI connection types?

Simply put, what's the difference between these two SCSI connections? The top one comes out of an IBM x Series server and the bottom one comes out of a Dell PowerEdge (I beleive). Are these typical ...
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Can't read audio CD in Linux, and I getting Sense errors in syslog

Using Ubuntu 12.10, I get this awkward error when I try to play a CD. Here is what dmesg shows when I try to play an Audio CD with vlc /dev/sr0 sr 1:0:0:0: [sr0] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK ...
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SCSI LSI Logic vs SAS

I read that LSI SAS offers better performance than traditional SCSI. While creating a virtual machine in Vmware, i have options to select either Bus Logic, LSI Logic or LSI Logic SAS. However, LSI ...
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Which cable do I need?

I just bought an HP MSA30 hard drive array. I believe it's the dual bus model because the interface card looks like this.... Can anyone tell me what type of cable I need to connect this to my ...
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Installing Adaptec 2906 SCSI card on Vista machine

I'm having some trouble installing an Adaptec 2960 SCSI card using the Add Hardware wizard on this Vista machine. The machine isn't autodetecting the card, but when I attempt to point the wizard to ...
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Different hard drive terminologies? [closed]

I have come across terms like SATA, SCSI and SSD. Can somebody please elaborate the differences between these terms based on their technology and more importantly applications and industry trends?
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CentOS - Add additional hard drive raid arrays on Dell Perc 5/i card

We have a Dell Poweredge 2900 system with Dell Perc 5/i card and 4 SAS hard drives attached, with NTFS partitions on them. We installed CentOS on one raid array on this controller with a different ...
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Extracting Data from Mirrored RAID Volume

I have a Dell PowerEdge 1750 thats dead now. Inside was raid 1 (mirror) volume of two SCSI hard drives. I need some data from those drives. If I attach one of them to another SCSI controller will I ...
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Can I plug in an external SCSI tape drive while the system is powered on?

I've bought an HP Ultrium external SCSI LVD tape drive. I already have an adapter in my server, but I need to know if I have to shut down and power off the server before I can connect up the tape ...
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How to find out the number of the adapter, SCSI-ID and LUN (Logical Unit Number) for a USB-DVD-Drive?

I am using a DVD-Drive that is plugged in via USB. I have got a corrupted DVD which I try to recover by using the Tool h2cdimage. This tool needs the number of the adapter, SCSI-ID and LUN (Logical ...
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Re-atched a FC Tape Drive part of Tape Library - how to update Backup Exec?

I've re-patched a FC Tape Drive that's part of a Dell ML6010 Tape Library who's link failed due to a failed HBA in the server. I've re-patched so it'll come into the only working HBA in the server ...
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Connecting ordinary hard disk as external usb hard disk to laptop via scsi to usb convertor

I am in need of using an internal hard disk of a computer, dismantled from the original PC and connect to my laptop via SCSI to USB convertor. I basically want to use it as an external usb hard disk ...
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Is there a way to connect a USB portable media storage device to a SCSI host?

I have a Roland XV5080 sampler, which has SCSI interface, so I can attach HDD and CD drive to it. But I really don't need SCSI performance, the sampler loads all stuff into memory (it has 64 Mbyte). ...
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My scanner isn't responding. It is connected to a SCSI interface using Windows XP

I have a Microtek ScanMaker 9600XL scanner. The best part about it is that it is 12x17 inches. Wowza! The worst part about it is that I've had it working at one point, with the same cable, same card, ...
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scsitools (specifically scsiinfo) for Fedora / Centos

I am looking for the scsitools package for fedora. Ubuntu has such a .deb named "scsitools". Specifically I need to find out the vendor, serial number etc. of hard disks connected to a machine. ...
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Software to perform RAID on different drive technology (IDE, SATA, SCSI, SSD)

May I know if there is any software (in Windows) that can perform RAID on different type of drive technology in a single computer? From my understanding, Hardware RAID card is needed to perform RAID ...
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Is “Ultra320 LVD SCSI” the correct name of the interface?

I have a HP Ultrium 960 tape drive, but I can't figure out what the SCSI interface is called. The white paper doesn't mention it According to this site it is called "Ultra320 LVD SCSI". I can't ...
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What in the world is SCSI? [closed]

Wikipedia has a page for it, but even then the technical definition seemed a bit over my head. Can anyone describe in easier terms for what this is?
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Dual boot SCSI Drivers?

I am about to try a dual boot set up. I just got my Windows XP CD in the mail. So from what I understand it seems fairly simple. However, I run my set up in RAID 0 and during the XP install I see ...
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Notebook does not boot from bootable USB to install Windows XP

I have a Dell Inspiron Notebook which has an Atom processor and which had a factory set-up of XP onto it. I had opted out the CD-ROM drive @ the time of purchase. Now my Windows XP is corrupted. I ...
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Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. QLA2300

My system is an Altix3000 running: (Linux sgialtix 2.4.21-sgi304r1 #1 SMP Sat Jan 29 22:43:29 PST 2005 ia64 ia64 ia64 GNU/Linux) (redhat-release=redhat-release-3AS-8.3). Which command do I use to list ...
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Mac SCSI Options [closed]

We have a user with an old contraption (weird DigiData 1322A digitiser) that currently connects to a PowerMac G3. The time has finally come to update the machine to either an iMac or Mac Pro Due to ...
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Copying Windows to a new hard drive

I have a SCSI drive(C:) with Windows XP on it and I want to copy windows to a partition(F:) on an IDE drive. So far I have used clonezilla to copy Windows from C: to F: and I can boot to F: while the ...
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Block diagram containing computer buses,motherboard

I am trying to understand computer architecture. In particular: - Physical view i.e. what all is packed inside the motherboard and what all outside - Conceptual view. how processor,memory,peripherals ...
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Reattach XEN PVDISK SCSI Disk Device

I have a Xen Guest running Windows. XenServer allocates and serves 3 disks for that host. I want to stop one of the drives through 'Safely Remove Hardware' ( this parts works as a charm ) and then ...
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USB to SCSI 80 pin SCA adapter existance?

I got some older SCA 80 Pin SCSI hard drives that I would like to format and erase, but I do not have the old server they were once used in. Did any company ever produce a cheap USB to SCA 80 ...
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Clone a SCSI drive to an IDE drive?

Is it even possible to clone a SCSI hard drive to an IDE hard drive? If so what are some good free tools to do so?
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Can I use a SCSI Ultra 320 drive instead of SAS

I have a bricked SCSI hard drive that I need to replace. It has a SAS interface Model ST373455SS Can I replace it with this one Model ST373455LC that has an Ultra320 interface?
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Same SCSI drive appears multiple times on the controller list

I have an Adaptec AHA-2940UW SCSI hostadapter to which I connected a single Atlas 10K III drive (and nothing more). When my computer powers up it shows POST and then the option ROM from the Adaptec ...
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How do I associate linux scsi device names with disk devices?

I have a CentOS 4.x server running software raid. The server has two scsi disks in hot-swap trays. mdadm reports that the raid has failed, and so I would like to replace it. I examine /proc/mdstat, ...