Bug 251755 - Error with udev rules for scsi tape drive
Summary: Error with udev rules for scsi tape drive
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-10 21:08 UTC by Bruno Wolff III
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 113-12.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-09-04 22:12:30 UTC
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Description Bruno Wolff III 2007-08-10 21:08:26 UTC
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.

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How reproducible:
It seems to happen every reboot.

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

Expected results:
No unexpected error message.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2007-08-11 11:54:18 UTC
what does the error message say?

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2007-08-11 11:55:19 UTC
The Screen-Lock-Key is your friend :-)

Comment 3 Bruno Wolff III 2007-08-11 14:33:28 UTC
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 07:36:35 UTC
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 21:41:01 UTC
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 22:36:26 UTC
I tested udev-113-12.fc7 and I no longer get a warning message while udev is

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2007-09-04 22:12:29 UTC
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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