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IT05490: TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER'S DEVICE DRIVER FAILS TO CONFIGURE DEVICES ON SOLARIS PLATFORMS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If there is no st device driver in Storage Server's Solaris
    machine, Tivoli Storage Manager's device driver can configure
    tape devices which are connected to 6GB SAS adaptor.
    But Tivoli Storage Manager's device driver fails to configure
    tape devices which are connected to 6GB SAS adaptor without any
    error message if Solaris st device driver is already installed
    in the Tivoli Storage Manager server's Solaris machine.
    Solaris version is Solaris 10 update 9 with patch 150400-14.
    
    <example>
    If /etc/driver_aliases file has following line,
    add_drv command fails.
    
         st "scsiclass,01"
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions affected:
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server for Solaris whose version is
    Solaris 10 update 9 with patch 150400-14.
    
    
    Additional Keywords:
    Serial SCSI  /etc/driver_aliases
    
    
    Initial Impact:
    medium
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager server users of using 6GB SAS     *
    * adapters.                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in levels 6.3.6 and 7.1.3.             *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of     *
    * IBM.                                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms:  Solaris.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT05490

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63S

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2014-11-14

  • Closed date

    2015-01-09

  • Last modified date

    2015-01-09

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • R63S PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 63S

Reference #: IT05490

Modified date: 09 January 2015