IBMtape Driver Don't See Tape Devices After Solaris Patch (Doc ID 1470246.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Storage SAN Foundation Software - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer say they cannot access the IBM tape library devices from a Solaris 10 server, Oracle Qlogic FC HBAs, qlc driver.

There is a command of the IBM software that do not detect the HBAs:

 

Changes

Server was patched  with the latest Oracle recommended patch bundle (kernel patch 147440-02) around the 17th Feb, after that the tape device files /dev/rmt/*st disappear, there are only solaris tape device entries like /dev/rmt/*cbn

 

Cause

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