Optical 9.1GB Drive Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for HP 9100MX and Sony SMO-F561 Drives


HP 9100MX

1. When defining a device class for optical 9.1GB drives, use

  • devtype=OPTICAL or WORM
  • format=<DRIVE | 2600MB | 5200MB | 9100MB>
    DEFine DEVclass devclassname DEVType= Optical FORMAT= 9100MB .....
    9100MB - Specifies that TSM writes data using the 9100MB recording format

2. 9.1GB capacity with 9.1GB cartridge

3. Support media
  • 600, 650 Mbyte cartridge (Read Only)
  • 1.2, 1.3 Gbyte cartridge (Read Only)
  • 2.3, 2.6 Gbyte cartridge
  • 4.1, 4.8, 5.2 GB cartridge
  • 8.6, 9.1 GB cartridge

4. Device identification and firmware
  • HP 9100MX --- 1.09
  • SONY F561 --- 1.02

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.

Document information

More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

All Supported Versions

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows

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