Quick HOWTO : Removing/Installing Tape drive in AIX

To remove Tape drive in AIX

rmdev -dl rmt0  or smirrty rmdev

if u r not keeping the definition, while u removing, you need to poweroff the tape drive and on again to redetect

To detect again,

cfgmgr -v
cfgmgr -l <devicename> -v

Tape drive will be automatically detected and available for use.

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