Installing an Irwin mini-cartridge tape drive
Mini-tape drives use the floppy disk drive controller
or are connected to the Irwin 4100 controller.
Make certain your drive and controller jumpers are set correctly;
refer to your hardware documentation for more information.
Irwin drives differ significantly from standard QIC tape drives
in that they are not configurable and do not require you to enter any
hardware parameters while installing them.
Specify that you want the drive to be unit 1. The appropriate
device files are now created.
The installation script prompts you to change the
if you want to alter the configuration settings
used for the tape device at boot time. See the
You can now relink the kernel and reboot to use the tape drive.
You can defer relinking if you have other devices to configure.
You must create the Irwin configuration file
/etc/default/mcconfig if you want to specify
debugging, hardware-specific options, and
other features. See the
Installing a QIC-40/80 floppy tape drive
Installing a QIC-02 cartridge tape drive
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