StorageTek T9940A and T9940B Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for StorageTek T9940A and T9940B

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StorageTek T9940A and StorageTek T9940B are no longer supported with Tivoli Storage Manager Server version 7.1 and later.


StorageTek T9940A

1. Device type - ECARTridge

2. Supported TSM formats


    DEFine DEVclass devclassname DEVType=ECARTridge FORMAT= 9940 .....
    DEFine DEVclass devclassname DEVType=ECARTridge FORMAT= 9940-C .....
    9940
    Specifies that TSM writes data that uses the T9940A recording format. This format results in a cartridge capacity of 60GB when using StorageTek 9940 tape cartridge.

    9940-C
    Specifies that TSM writes data that uses the T9940A recording format with compression. This format results in a cartridge capacity ranges from 120 to 240 GB or more when using StorageTek 9940 tape cartridge.

3. 60 GB native capacity and approximately 120-240 GB with data compression.

4. Supported media
  • StorageTek 9940 tape cartridge
  • StorageTek Volsafe media

5. Device identification and firmware level
    Drive ID : STK T9940A
    Firmware : 1.28




STK T9940B

1. Device type - ECARTRIDGE

2. Supported TSM formats
    DEFine DEVclass devclassname DEVType=ECART FORMAT= 9940B .....
    DEFine DEVclass devclassname DEVType=ECART FORMAT= 9940B-C .....

    9940B
    Specifies that TSM writes data that uses the T9940B recording format. This format results in a cartridge capacity of 100GB when using STK 9940 media.

    9940B-C
    Specifies that TSM writes data that uses the T9940B recording format with compression. This format results in a cartridge capacity about 200GB when using STK 9940 media.

3. 200 GB native capacity and approximately 400 GB with data compression assuming a data compression ratio of 2:1

4. Supported media
  • StorageTek T9940
  • StorageTek Volsafe media

5. QLogic 2100 attachment is not supported for this device.

6. Device identification and firmware level
    Drive ID : STK T9940B
    Firmware : 1.31
    Firmware : 1.32.427f



See " Supported Devices for AIX, HP-UX, Solaris and Windows" or " Supported Devices for Linux" for minimum supported version levels and platforms for these devices.

More information regarding removable media is available in the Tivoli Storage Manager Administrator's Guide, which can be found in Tivoli Storage Manager Information Centers.

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Server

Software version:

5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1052622

Modified date:

2009-07-06

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