Seagate Scorpion 8 STD28000N
Seagate Removable Storage Solutions
8 Oct 1998
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
NetWare 5

Product Description
Seagate's Scorpion/TapeStor DAT tape drive family combines high performance and capacity with outstanding reliability, providing cost-effective data protection for high-end server and workstation environments. Seagate offers a complete line of DAT drives and autoloaders, with compressed capacities ranging from 4 to 96 Gbytes, and with data transfer rates up to 7.8 Gbytes/hour. Reliability features include an active head cleaning mechanism, low power consumption, enhanced signal electronics for greater data integrity, shock tolerance up to 10 G's and an MTBF of 320,000 hours. In addition, a diagnostic utility confirms proper installation and operational status. Scorpion DAT products include a three-year limited warranty, and are also covered by Seagate's REACT Rapid Replacement program, which expedites replacement units directly to the customer.

Primary Driver File(s)
BLFP3.HAM(101586 bytes 25-Mar-1998 12:46 am v5.03.00)
NWTAPE.CDM(58445 bytes 27-Aug-1998 08:20 am v1.00i)
SCSIHD.CDM(9298 bytes 29-Jul-1998 11:38 am v1.34k)

Driver Support File(s)
BLFP3.DDI(22042 bytes 14-May-1998 11:33 am)
NWTAPE.DDI(6906 bytes 21-Aug-1998 12:43 pm v1.00)
SCSIHD.DDI(7548 bytes 23-Jul-1998 09:23 am v2.00)

Test Configuration
Product NameSeagate Scorpion 8 STD28000N
Hard Disk Drive1 Seagate ST34572N; 4.54 MB; UltraSCSI; Firmware 0784
Host Bus Adapter1 Mylex BT-950; PCI; Wide UltraSCSI; BIOS 1.41d; Firmware 5.02
System Gateway Revolution Quad 6; Pentium (tm) 200; Mother Board Revision 12219725 Rev D/G ; RAM 64 MB; ROM BIOS PhoenixBIOS Version 4.05.7 ; EISA; EISA/PCI; PCI
Tape Drive1 Seagate STD28000N; Firmware 0658A; Media Type DDS-2

Configuration Note(s)
Tape device I/O functions tested and supported: sequential read/write, single file mark, position media, space data blocks, write protect, reset end of tape.
Tape device control functions tested and supported: activate/deactivate, mount/dismount, lock/unlock, eject.
Tape spanning supported

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Seagate Removable Storage Solutions
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