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Solaris sgen driver unable to grab library device due to mpxio control being enabled. (Doc ID 1453145.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Backup - Version 10.3.0.3 to 11.1.0.4.0
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Trying to configure the sgen(7D) driver to take attach to the tape library.

However, the Solaris multipathing driver (STMS aka Solaris Traffic Manager Software aka MPxIO) has bound against the tape library so the sgen driver cannot control it.

 Ex :

lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     sys           67 Apr 24 13:09 c1t50014380160535E8d0 -> ../../../devices/scsi_vhci/medium-changer@g50014380160535e8:changer

Here, the presence of the 'scsi_vhci' entry in the path name indicates that the library is under the control of the Solaris multipathing driver.

Cause

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