Bug 454830 - LTC:4.8:201707:Include a new driver - lin_tape - for supporting the IBM Tape Library.
LTC:4.8:201707:Include a new driver - lin_tape - for supporting the IBM Tape ...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
Martin Jenner
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Blocks: 452249
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Reported: 2008-07-10 00:20 EDT by IBM Bug Proxy
Modified: 2008-07-21 08:50 EDT (History)
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Description IBM Bug Proxy 2008-07-10 00:20:59 EDT
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Emily J. Ratliff <emilyr@us.ibm.com> - 2008-07-09 17:31 EDT
1. Feature Id:	[201707]
Feature Name:	Include a new driver - lin_tape - for supporting the IBM Tape Library.
Sponsor:	PPC
Category:	Device Drivers and IO
Request Type:	Driver - New - Open Source

2. Short Description
lin_tape is a newly open sourced driver for supporting IBM's tape libraries. This driver is planned
to be submitted to kernel.org for inclusion in 3Q/08.

3. Business Case
IBM tape libraries used to be supported via proprietary binaries online. This is to convert the
support from proprietary to the open source distributor release model for better customer support.

4. Sponsor Priority	1
IBM Confidential:	no
Code Contribution:	IBM code
Upstream Acceptance:	In Progress
Component Version Target:	TBD
Performance Assistance:	

5. PM Contact:	Stephanie Glass, sglass@us.ibm.com, 512-838-9284

6. Technical contact(s):
Daisy Chang, daisyc@us.ibm.com

7. LTC Manager: Wendel Voigt, wvoigt@us.ibm.com
Comment 1 John Jarvis 2008-07-10 16:07:04 EDT
This feature does not meet the content definition for RHEL 4.8 in that no new
drivers are going to be added to this release, only updates to existing drivers.
Comment 2 IBM Bug Proxy 2008-07-21 08:50:36 EDT
------- Comment From sglass@us.ibm.com 2008-07-21 08:44 EDT-------
Quiing this bug to match Red Hat.

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