Oracle Linux 6: UEK2 Kernel reports "st: Too Many Tape Devices (max. 128)." (Doc ID 2068888.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.1 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Oracle Linux 6 server running uek2 kernel will report the following error "kernel: st: Too many tape devices (max. 128)", if the server has more than 128 tape devices.

 

Cause

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