Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146186
Ide-tape drives not available: missing ide-tape driver
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:16:12 EST
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Description of problem:
Platform: All with IDE interface
Platform tested: PE600SC
Tape drive: Travan40 (Seagate STT3401A)
OS detects the Tape drive which can be verified by viewing the
hwbrowser or /etc/sysconfig/hwconf. But none of the device files :
mt -f /dev/hdb gives the following : /dev/hdb: No such file or directory
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL 4 pre-RC2 (2.6.9-5) with Travan40 Tape drive
2. View the hwbrowser, /etc/sysconfig/hwconf
3. Check the o/p of:
a) ls /dev/hdb
b) mt -f /dev/hdb status
Actual Results: ide tape drives are not made available for use.
Expected Results: Autodetection and loading of the ide-scsi or
(preferably) ide-tape driver so that the tape drive is ready for use.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 146185 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.