Tape Drive

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As Root find the tapedrive

dmesg | grep TAPE

Run the following command to load the ide-scsi module

/sbin/modprobe ide-scsi

The device should now be available. You can check it with

cat /proc/scsi/scsi
Host: scsi2 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
 Vendor: Seagate  Model: STT3401A         Rev: 310A
 Type:   Sequential-Access                ANSI SCSI revision: 02

Edit /etc/grub.conf and add <DRIVENAME>=ide-scsi to the end of the kernel line ie:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi