Date: April 4, 2006
Effected NV Version: 7.4.x
OS Version: Redhat Linux EL4
Description: NetVault Does Not Recognize a Standalone Device (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Update 1
Symptoms: When a standalone tape device is locally attached to a machine running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Update 1 (RHEL4U1), the device may not be recognizable to the NetVault Server. With this version of RHEL, the SG driver used to support this form of device is not automatically loaded, and must be manually loaded on the RHEL4U1 system, in order to support these devices. After manual load of the driver, it is necessary to stop and restart NetVault Services on the NetVault Server. This issue only occurs in instances in which the RHEL4U1 machine does not also have some form of library/changer device locally attached (i.e., the standalone device is the only type of backup device locally attached to the RHEL4U1
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