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  1. Hardware compression


    Anybody know how to enable hardware compression on Seagate VIPER LTO Drives?
    Running windows 2k adv server and netbackup 4.5.

    Anyhelp would be appreciated.

  2. Re: Hardware compression

    From seagate website but usually is via the jumpers setting

    Management/diagnostic software

    The Viper 200 includes SeaTools Tape Diagnostic Utility software. This
    software

    includes the following capabilities:

    Drive settings

    Set maximum drive speed

    Select Power-On Self-Test mode (on/off)

    Select data compression mode

    Select cartridge autoload mode

    Select cartridge auto-unload mode

    "KINGDON" wrote in message
    news:3e837ddb$1@hronntp01....
    >
    > Anybody know how to enable hardware compression on Seagate VIPER LTO

    Drives?
    > Running windows 2k adv server and netbackup 4.5.
    >
    > Anyhelp would be appreciated.




  3. Re: Hardware compression


    Thanks. I'll check that out.


    "the 13th warrior" wrote:
    >From seagate website but usually is via the jumpers setting
    >
    >Management/diagnostic software
    >
    >The Viper 200 includes SeaTools Tape Diagnostic Utility software. This
    >software
    >
    >includes the following capabilities:
    >
    >Drive settings
    >
    > Set maximum drive speed
    >
    > Select Power-On Self-Test mode (on/off)
    >
    > Select data compression mode
    >
    > Select cartridge autoload mode
    >
    > Select cartridge auto-unload mode
    >
    >"KINGDON" wrote in message
    >news:3e837ddb$1@hronntp01....
    >>
    >> Anybody know how to enable hardware compression on Seagate VIPER LTO

    >Drives?
    >> Running windows 2k adv server and netbackup 4.5.
    >>
    >> Anyhelp would be appreciated.

    >
    >



  4. Re: Hardware compression


    The Viper LTO drives should come with a factory default setting of hardware
    compression = on.

    - Chris


    "KingDon" wrote:
    >
    >Thanks. I'll check that out.
    >
    >
    >"the 13th warrior" wrote:
    >>From seagate website but usually is via the jumpers setting
    >>
    >>Management/diagnostic software
    >>
    >>The Viper 200 includes SeaTools Tape Diagnostic Utility software. This
    >>software
    >>
    >>includes the following capabilities:
    >>
    >>Drive settings
    >>
    >> Set maximum drive speed
    >>
    >> Select Power-On Self-Test mode (on/off)
    >>
    >> Select data compression mode
    >>
    >> Select cartridge autoload mode
    >>
    >> Select cartridge auto-unload mode
    >>
    >>"KINGDON" wrote in message
    >>news:3e837ddb$1@hronntp01....
    >>>
    >>> Anybody know how to enable hardware compression on Seagate VIPER LTO

    >>Drives?
    >>> Running windows 2k adv server and netbackup 4.5.
    >>>
    >>> Anyhelp would be appreciated.

    >>
    >>

    >



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