Sign up for a new account in our community. Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too. This configuration does not work with Retro 5. Already have an account? Since they seem to be having enough trouble providing good drivers for their shipping products, I am not going to hold my breath waiting for them to provide a driver for the OEM U2b, although I am grateful for their “maybe someday. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Posted on Mar 18, 8:
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I just want to know if Retrospect 5 can backup and restore hard drives connected to this card–which is a very different question.
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Perhaps they are the only ones whose sofware product is not compatible with this card; without access to facts, we can’t know. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: Posted 2940u2n Mar 18, 8: I just want them to tell us the extent of the incompatibility.
I would really like to hear user mad on this. Tell me it’s free. With the release of Mac OS X compatible drivers for all currently shipping PCI cards we are now in a position to update all of our SCSI PCI card product kits, 2940y2b this 2940u2h is complete we will then be able to begin offering an upgrade program for the following unsupported cards. I suspect that Retrospect has problems writing to or reading from tape drives connected to this card; we have seen reports on this forum to that effect.
You need to be a member in mca to leave a comment. Thanks to maf of those who viewed my question and those that answered. Thanks to all that responded to this original post. User profile for user: Anyway, as far as I can tell, there are no problems with the U2B if the card is not used to communicate with a back-up device.
It may well be that there are SCSI commands that relate only to communication with tape drives, or that are not used in communication with hard drives. The following text came directly from the Adaptec URL below: Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
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I was already aware of the information on Adaptec’s site. If Adaptec is not making their own card compatible, how could the software possibly overcome that limitation? Posted April 12, Have you checked the termination of the SCSI bus is set properly?
This configuration does not work with Retro 5. How can a piece of essentially Apple supplied hardware, which is otherwise supported in OS X, be unsuppored in the final commercial release of Retrospect. The vendor is saying don’t use this card under OSX, so how could a hard drive communicate properly across this card?
Posted May 14, Sign in Already have an account? I got kernel panic on my G3 with OS X The Adaptec statement quoted earlier in this thread by John Mayoff simply says that if you bought your card through Apple, look to Apple for driver updates. I will try once more with the following updates to the issue. I would really like an answer to my question, however.
In fact, it worked so well that after connecting a PC formated drive it would auto-mount and read with no problem. Already have an account? Posted April 25, Posted on Nov 24,