Knowledgebase : Known compatibility problems > Tape Library
Many libraries support a mode of operation named "Sequential Mode" as opposed to the "Random Access Mode". The "Sequential Mode"   is not supported by P5 as it does not allow to address the libraries robot.
P5 does not allow to load a tape directly from a mail slot (I/O slot) into a drive in the library. The front panel interface and the libraries own Web interface of some models however allows to do so. Nevertheless, loading a tape from an I/O slot into ...
The Oracle/StorageTec SL150 library with fibre channel interface is not supported on Mac OSX. The tech background here is that OSX has a nonstandard implementation of its SCSI TPGS (Target Port Group Support) that is incompatible to the SL150 library. Th...
Quantum Scalar i40/i80 with firmware version 160 on Mac OSX The tech background here is that OSX has a special implementation of its SCSI TPGS (Target Port Group Support) that did not work with the standard implementation in the Quantum Scalar I40/i80 fi...
The Quantum Superloader 3 tape library does not support addressing the Mailbox or I/O slot through its SCSI interface. because of that, it is not possible to move tapes with P5 to or from the mailbox in that library.
The Quantum Superloader 3a is a special version of the Quantum Superloader 3 that has no SCSI interface. This device is not supported.