Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72914
dev-3.3.1-1 does not contain nosst[0-3]
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
The dev-3.3.1-1.i386.rpm owns only rewinding osst onstream tape devices.
In practice, the non-rewinding devices are more important.
If you want to limit the number of entries in /dev, get rid of the
osst[0-3][alm] devices, because while these modes in theory exist,
they don't do anyting useful for normal users (as the osst kernel
driver maintainer, I should know...).
So please add /dev/nosst[0-3] to the dev rpm for the next redhat release.
By the way, I report this against MAKEDEV because the dev rpm itself is not on
the list of components!
Thanks, Willem Riede.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -ql dev | grep osst
Actual Results: /dev/osst0
Expected Results: /dev/osst0
This was reported as bug 57900 against RH 7.2 and 65742 against 7.3
Fixing for 3.3.1-2.
Fix confirmed with dev-3.3.1-2.