Installing a QIC-40/80 floppy tape drive
These units are specialized mini-cartridge units
that follow the QIC-40/80 specification.
They do not use the same
format as Irwin mini-cartridge drives.
Refer to your tape drive documentation for instructions on how to
specify the drive by resetting jumpers.
Specify whether you are installing a QIC-40 or QIC-80
drive, and whether you wish to enable extended tape length mode.
Do not enable extended length mode if your drive does not support it.
manual page for information
on extended length mode.
Enter the hardware configuration option for your drive.
Archive and Mountain drives can use Soft Select mode. Wangtek
drives may be configured to use Phantom select mode.
Refer to your tape drive's documentation for the necessary
jumper settings to use these modes.
Quit from the configuration menu to create the
The installation program prompts you to change the
if you want to alter the configuration settings
used for the tape device at boot time. See the
manual page for details.
You can now relink the kernel and reboot to use the tape drive.
You may defer relinking if you have other devices to configure.
Installing a Compaq CPQS tape drive
Installing an Irwin mini-cartridge tape drive
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