Tape drive vendor information on Solaris 8

Wednesday, 7. 06. 2006  –  Category: all, sw

An ancient box, groaning under the weight of years of developer abuse, has a failing tape drive. How hard is it to get vendor information out of the OS? Easy, I thought, just use prtconf and look for the st paragraph:             st, instance #0 (driver not attached)                 System properties:                     name <lun> length <4>                         value <0x00000000>. […]