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IBM tapes

ossupport55
Frequent Advisor

IBM tapes

Gurus,

I need to have a persistant binding of my tape devices seen through lin_tape module. Tapes are
seen in /proc/scsi/IBMtape in the format :

cat /proc/scsi/IBMtape
lin_tape version: 1.24.0
lin_tape major number: 252
Attached Tape Devices:
Number model SN HBA FO Path
0 ULT3580-TD4 0007869081 lpfc NA
1 ULT3580-TD4 0007868953 lpfc NA
2 ULT3580-TD4 0007869470 lpfc NA
3 ULT3580-TD4 0007869507 lpfc NA
4 ULT3580-TD4 0007869089 lpfc NA
5 ULT3580-TD4 0007869551 lpfc NA
6 ULT3580-TD4 0007869555 lpfc NA
7 ULT3580-TD4 0007853454 lpfc NA
8 ULT3580-TD4 0007869431 lpfc NA
9 ULT3580-TD4 0007869444 lpfc NA
10 ULT3580-TD4 0007869557 lpfc NA
11 ULT3580-TD4 0007869423 lpfc NA
12 ULT3580-TD4 0007869588 lpfc NA
13 ULT3580-TD4 0007869454 lpfc NA
14 ULT3580-TD4 0007869596 lpfc NA
15 ULT3580-TD4 0007869304 lpfc NA
16 ULT3580-TD4 0007869075 lpfc NA
17 ULT3580-TD4 0007869040 lpfc NA
18 ULT3580-TD4 0007869554 lpfc NA

and /sys/class/lin_tape/IBMtape1

scsi_id does not give the serial. How do i get the persistant binding?

cheers