Category: input device
Caution Level: intermediate
Download File Size: 89.07MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Release Date: 09 Jan 2002
Some tape changers require tape dev to be specifically defined. Others will may use their very own device mechanism others use a separate device changer and others will simply ignore this function. Most others will rely on configuration of the file they operating on to obtain more information about tape numbers, devices and slots. Some of the others just need to store some data in files whose names start with changer file. At most the changer file entry must be defined, most of the appropriate one for your configuration. When the man changer is selected it is advisable to keep the first one. Specify holding disks are used as temporary staging area for most staging areas for dumb before they are written to a tape and are recommended for most sites. They have several advantages that favor the user of the site.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The tapes are more likely to operate in a streaming period. It reduces tape and drive wear and the total dump time, dumps can be done in parallel that reduces the total dump time by half. Main disadvantage is that dumps that are on the holding disk need to be flushed to tape after the operation of the system crash or tape failure. All dumps will be written directly if no holding disks have been specified. When a dump is too big to fit in the holding disk it is transferred to a tape directly and will be used as round robin. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and OnStream ADR50 errors before installing any driver updates.