My original post...
> I've got a problem with a Sparc 2 with a HP 35480 DAT drive connected.
> (SunOS 4.1.2).
> There systems is reporting many
> "Target 4 now synchronous at 4MB" messages (target 4 is the DAT drive).
> When writing a tape this happens once at the start, but when reading
> a tape the system seems to generate zillions of them, bogging down
> system performance.
> Has anyone else experienced this? Better yet, have you found how to
> fix it :-)
email@example.com (Wolfgang Leideck)
firstname.lastname@example.org.OZ.AU (Paul Gillis)
email@example.com (Ivan Angus - ne Dean)
"(Cengiz Oezcan-Barlach)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Jonathan Corbet <email@example.com.EDU>
The real solution seems to be to upgrade to 4.1.3 or failing that apply
patch 100484-01 which at least suppresses the messages.
We have applied the patch and all appears to be well.
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