> OK. > > Let me see if I can give you more info. > > It a initio inic-940 PCI to ULTRASCSI Host adapter. > Connected to this is a SCSI cable and to that a HP DDS 4 TAPE DRIVE. Aha, so ignore all that we said about ide-scsi :) Your problem is that is is missing a kernel driver. Conor Wynne Dublin Irlande.