Originally Posted by budiss
I want to attach IBM Magstar 3590-E11 to RHEL 4 (kernel 2.6.9-55.EL).
The linux is in x86_64 machine.
I download the driver/module from IBM website (lin_tape-1.10.0-2.6.9-55.EL.x86_64.rpm.bin) and loaded it to the linux machine. In the /proc/scsi directory, the files IBMtape and IBMchanger are there. /dev/IBMtape is also available.
Then I install IBMtapeutil for tape utility.
The tape drives is connected to the machine, then I restart the machine and the tape driver.
The I run IBMtapeutil to check whether the machine has detect the tape driver.
Open Device, then I put /dev/IBMtape.....but the message is:
"Operation failed with errno 11. Resource temporarily unavailable"
I assume the machine doesn't detect the tape driver yet. Am I correct ??
How to make the machine detect the tape driver ?? Is there any steps that I miss ??
You may need to run depmod to introduce your new driver into modules.dep. Check to see if you have a text file called /lib/modules/kernel-2.6.9-55.EL/modules.dep. Then search /lib/modules/kernel-2.6.9-55.EL/modules.dep to see if your tape driver is in modules.dep. If it isn't then run depmod. See:
Boot the machine and see if your tape driver is loaded with the lsmod command.
lsmod | less
If it isn't loaded then try to load it with the modprobe command:
After you get the module loaded then try to write to a tape and see what happens.