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Unable To Add More Than 128 Tape Devices with UEK2 kernel with Error "too many tape device (128)" (Doc ID 2516904.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 6.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL6 to OL6U10]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Trying to add more than 128 tape devices results in below error message:

"too many tape device (128)"


Adding more than 128 tape devices


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