Bug 4264 - rc.sysinit SCSI tape module code obsolete
rc.sysinit SCSI tape module code obsolete
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 1999-07-30 04:33 EDT by Jos Vos
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-30 11:18:09 EDT
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Description Jos Vos 1999-07-30 04:33:13 EDT
The detection of a SCSI tape in rc.sysinit is obsolete, as
the st.o module does not exist anymore (statically linked).
On systems with a SCSI tape you now see an error during the
boot sequence saying that the st module is not found.

Fix: just remove the 11 corresponding lines in rc.sysinit.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-30 11:18:59 EDT
Yup, this is fixed in the latest initscritpts in Raw Hide - basically
it checks for the st device and only loads a module if the module
exists.

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