Tape Drive Device Links Not Created Under /dev/rmt (Doc ID 1986581.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

A Solaris server was not creating any tape drive device links under the /dev/rmt directory when executing the "devfsadm -Cv" command.

The modinfo output indicated the st driver was not loaded:

 

Cause

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