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IBM LTO6 - How to Acquire a Device Driver for IBM LTO6 on Windows 2008 (Doc ID 2423488.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2022

Applies to:

IBM LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer needs an IBM LTO Gen 6  Device Driver for an older OS Windows 2008 Server.

CURRENT Issue Clarification: Customer purchased 3 IBM LTO Gen 6 drives, previously used HP LTO 4.

The transition to the new drives on the Customer's NBU Windows 2008 Server did not load properly.  

Please NOTE:  Windows 2008 is no longer listed as a current drivers on the IBM Web site.

However, the older OS drivers are on the same page but you must move down towards bottom of the IBM Device Driver page.

This driver will need to be  loaded onto the customer Netback up WIN2008 Server.


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