Compaq Smart Array 3200 Controller as a SCSI Controller

Ali cctalk at
Tue Jul 14 14:22:20 CDT 2020

> Can you move one HDD to the SMARTarray (to make it happy) and put the
> tape library on the 5304?
> My concern is that some RAID cards don't like to present things other
> than (logical / virtual) hard drives to the host OS.  So I'm not sure
> if
> the tape drive will work connected to it or not.


I think Dave hit it on the head. The Smart Array controllers apparently only take HDDs and no other SCSI devices. I guess I am going to have to throw in a Adaptec card after all.


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