Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 454830
LTC:4.8:201707:Include a new driver - lin_tape - for supporting the IBM Tape Library.
Last modified: 2008-07-21 08:50:36 EDT
Emily J. Ratliff <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 2008-07-09 17:31 EDT
1. Feature Id: 
Feature Name: Include a new driver - lin_tape - for supporting the IBM Tape Library.
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
5. PM Contact: Stephanie Glass, email@example.com, 512-838-9284
6. Technical contact(s):
Daisy Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org
7. LTC Manager: Wendel Voigt, email@example.com
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 From firstname.lastname@example.org 2008-07-21 08:44 EDT-------
Quiing this bug to match Red Hat.