Tape Drive Attached To T7-2 Not Automatically Configured During Boot
Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2016
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
The same problem could not be reproduced on a T7-1 test system, although the T7-1 had half the number of cpu cores compared to the T7-2, which may be relevant for what seems to be a timing / synchronization issue.
Although the tape drive is not automatically configured during at boot time, it can be configured, and made available, by power cycling the tape drive after the system has completed booting:
This problem occurred immediately following a new installation.
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