Bug 251755 - Error with udev rules for scsi tape drive
Error with udev rules for scsi tape drive
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2007-08-10 17:08 EDT by Bruno Wolff III
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 113-12.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-09-04 18:12:30 EDT
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Description Bruno Wolff III 2007-08-10 17:08:26 EDT
Description of problem:
Recently I started seeing a udev error message during boot referring to a scsi
tape device. This happens on two different computers. On one that also has a
ups, the ups isn't recognized by nut (service ups) during the boot, but
unplugging and replugging the ups usb cable and restarting the service fixes it.
I don't know if that problem is related, but it started happening about the same
time as I noticed the error message about the scsi tape device.
I don't have the exact error message as i can't find it in any log files and it
scrolls off the screen before I can do anything to copy it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
udev-113-9.fc7

How reproducible:
It seems to happen every reboot.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reboot a machine with a scsi tape drive and watch the messages.
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Actual results:
Unexpected error message.

Expected results:
No unexpected error message.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2007-08-11 07:54:18 EDT
what does the error message say?
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2007-08-11 07:55:19 EDT
The Screen-Lock-Key is your friend :-)
Comment 3 Bruno Wolff III 2007-08-11 10:33:28 EDT
Thanks, I didn't know that you could pause the screen during boot.
The error message is (warning: copied by hand):
Starting udev: udev-event[1141]: node_symlink: symlink(../../nst0,
/dev/tape/by-id/scsi--nst.udev-tmp) failed: Not a directory
Comment 4 260795 2007-08-20 03:36:35 EDT
I have the same problem here. It looks like a link from /dev/tape to nst0, as
needed for example by mt, is first created and then of course a /dev/tape/
directory can't exist. I tried manually deleting the /dev/tape link just to see
what happens, but it simply gets recreated again.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-08-27 17:41:01 EDT
udev-113-12.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Bruno Wolff III 2007-08-27 18:36:26 EDT
I tested udev-113-12.fc7 and I no longer get a warning message while udev is
starting.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2007-09-04 18:12:29 EDT
udev-113-12.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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