Plasmon D-Series Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

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Abstract

Configuration Information for Plasmon D-Series

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Plasmon D-Series

Model
Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Addresses
D120
6001-6004
0-119
8001-8002
4001
D240
6001-6006
0-239
8001-8002
4001
D480
6001-6006
0-479
8001-8002
4001
Plasmon D120

Notes:

1. Maximum numbers of drives and storage slots supported
    D120 - 4 drives 120 slots
    D240 - 6 drives 240 slots
    D480 - 6 drives 480 slots

2. Barcodes are not supported.

3. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation process

    Validated with TSM 5.2.2
    Library ID : PLASMON D-SERIES --- Firmware : 114
    Drive ID : HITACHI DVD-RAM GF-2050 --- Firmware : E372

    Validated with TSM 5.3.1.3
    Library ID : PLASMON D-SERIES --- Firmware : 116
    Drive ID : MATSHITA DVD-RAM_SW-9573S --- Firmware : TN4A

4. The Tivoli Storage Manager device driver does not support Hitachi DVD-RAM drive. Contact the vendor for the device driver. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to attach the device to your server.

5. The LABEL LIBVOL command is not supported. Use DVDForm utility to label the DVD disk.

6. ELEMent=AUTODetect in the DEFINE/UPDATE DRIVE command is not supported on Plasmon D-Series.

7. Plasmon D-Series libraries are available with the following DVD drives.
    o Panasonic SW9571
    o Panasonic SW9573
    o Hitachi GF2050 DVD-RAM
    o Hitachi GF1050 DVD-RAM



Library and drive may require different minimum Tivoli Storage Manager levels. Therefore, ensure that both library and drive hardware are supported. 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 device configuration is available in the Tivoli Storage Manager Administrator's Guide, which can be found in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager information center.

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Server

Software version:

All Supported Versions

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1155831

Modified date:

2009-07-07

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