How do I disable LTO Drive polling when using the HP LTO Driver
Disabling RSM polling for LTO tape driver HP’s Ultrium tape driver.
Disable device polling in the system registry by completing this step: manually edit the system registry using RegEdit.
Logged into the system as a user with Administrative privileges, run RegEdit, and navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\hplto.
To disable RSM polling, edit the AutoRun value found in this key. A value of 0 (zero) indicates that polling is disabled; a value of 1 indicates that polling is enabled.
After completing, reboot the affected system.