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Bug 82809

Summary: OnStream DI-30 requires osst driver
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: David White <dbwhite>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description David White 2003-01-27 03:47:53 UTC
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Description of problem:
Please see the specified URL.  It indicates that the osst driver is required for
use with the OnStream DI-30 tape drive.  The kernel has correctly detected the
tape drive
(Jan 24 07:55:30 localhost kernel: hdd: OnStream DI-30, ATAPI TAPE drive) but
has failed to load the osst driver

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install on machine with DI-30 tape unit
2. Notice absence of osst in signon messages

Additional info:

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-01-29 13:54:40 UTC
it's there all right... what does modprobe do for it ?

Comment 2 David White 2003-01-30 01:37:06 UTC
After doing 'modprobe osst', /var/log/messages reports:
Jan 29 20:29:55 localhost kernel: osst :I: Tape driver with OnStream support
version 0.9.10
Jan 29 20:29:55 localhost kernel: osst :I: $Id: osst.c,v 1.65 2001/11/11
20:38:56 riede Exp $
Jan 29 20:29:55 localhost kernel: osst :I: Attached OnStream DI-30 tape at
scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0 as osst0

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:27 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: