Posts Tagged "LTO 5"

No support for LTO6 tape drives yet – HP revises firmware for tape libraries and autoloaders

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Data Protection Manager, Hardware, Storages | 0 comments

No support for LTO6 tape drives yet – HP revises firmware for tape libraries and autoloaders

In December HP released firmware upgrades to all its major tape libraries and autoloaders to support the new LTO 6 generation drives. Today I received a brand new HP StoreEver MSL LTO-6 Ultrium 6250 SAS-Drive and before upgrading the library I wanted to install the latest firmware that supports this drive. All I could find was version 5.70 for MSL 2024 which obviously is the latest version available. But this one does not support LTO 6 drives. I then found an article about version 5.80 being revised and therefore not available for download: CUSTOMER NOTICE: (Revised) HP MSL Tape Libraries...

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