Viper 2150S scsi tape drive

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Oct 21 23:50:44 CDT 2010

On 21 Oct 2010 at 21:37, dwight elvey wrote:

>  I just got this use drive and I was wondering if it
> is working as expected. 
>  When I plug in the tape, the head moves up and down
> but the tape drive motor doesn't move.
>  Is this normal?

My recollection of this drive is that the tape should be 
automatically positioned to BOT when inserted. (i.e., the drive 
should spin the tape a bit).


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