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LI72398: DB2TAPEMGR NOT RECOGNISING THE DEVICE DRIVER /DEV/RTIBM0 FOR LINUX.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Problem in db2tapemgr not recognising all Linux tape device
    drivers. /dev/rtibm0 driver recieves error with not valid tape
    device.
    
    db2tapemgr db lnxges store on /dev/rtibm0 force eject, receives:
    
    Parameter error. Reason: "DBT2112N Device "/dev/rtibm0" is not a
    tape
    device.".
    
    The physical tape device is attached to /dev/rtibm0 and
    dn2tapemgr functionality is required for this device.
    

Local fix

  • Create a symbolic link on the device driver
    
    ln -s /dev/ntibm0 /dev/nst0
    

Problem summary

  • DB2TAPEMGR NOT RECOGNISING THE DEVICE DRIVER /DEV/RTIBM0 FOR
    LINUX.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem is first fixed in Version 9.5 Fixpak 1
    

Temporary fix

  • Create a symbolic link on the device driver
    
    ln -s /dev/ntibm0 /dev/nst0
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    LI72398

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDE ESE LIN

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4104

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-12-18

  • Closed date

    2008-05-05

  • Last modified date

    2008-05-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    LI71321

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDE ESE LIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4104

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 May 2008