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SCSI install problem

> > I have never added a drive to a linux box, so can someone clue me in where
> > I begin???
> > 
> > Here's what I've got laying around:
> > Intel based linux box running RH6
> > Adaptec 2930 Ultra SCSI adapter
> > Seagate 10/20GB TapeStor (travan) tape drive and tapes.
> > 
> > Any help or pointers to help will be greatly appreciated.
> I pulled together a card and a few disk and tape drives along these
> lines a few months ago, and it was a rather simple process.  Basically,
> just install the card and recompile the kernel with the appropriate scsi
> card and tape and/or disk drive support.  I had tar up and working with
> the tape drive within minutes of finishing the compile.  I'm sure
> there's a mini-howto along the same lines out there.
> Brian Conway
> dogbert at

Actually, you probably don't need to re-compile the kernel.  Since the SCSI
device isn't needed to boot the system, it could be added as a loadable module.

Also, just to double check, are the Travan tape drives supported by the 
Linux SCSI driver?

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