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Overland Arcvault 12 and sequential/random settings

 My unit's firmware: library 05.03, tape d22h, shows the device as set to random 
mode. But mtx -f /dev/st0 status gives an error that google says the device is 
in sequential mode.  dmesg|grep -i hp does reflect Linux thinks the device 
is a sequential unit. 

I've tried this with a few linux distros, too, and they all show the same, 
so I gather it is an issue with the firmware version or the scsi card? 

I have rebooted the tape drive and machine several times. 

I have the drive connected to an Adaptec 29160. 

I have another identical drive on another system, with a library firmware of 
d21h, tape firmware 04.04, and that works perfectly with mtx, though it is 
connected to a different SCSI card. 

Thanks for any help/insights. 


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