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Re: autoloading sg driver during boot

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Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:

> Aaron M. Hirsch wrote:
>> Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
>>>> Probably something trivial, but can't seem to find solution (other
>>>> than placing "modprobe sg" in /etc/rc.local).
>>>> I attempted something like this in modprobe.conf:
>>>> alias char-major-21 sg
>> Have you checked to see what modules are loaded before you modprobe sg
>> and after you modprobe sg?
>> To get sg loading, which needs the scsi_mod loaded, I have "alias
>> scsi_hostadapter aic7xxx", as I have an adaptec card, in my
>> /etc/modules.conf. After that was in there it found and created the
>> proper devices in /dev upon reboot.
> I also have Adaptec card (actually, it's integrated on the
> motherboard in my case). Anaconda already placed appropriate line
> for aic7xxx in my modprobe.conf during installation (as well as
> several other lines for some other stuff).
> Doing lsmod before and after the sg driver is loaded (on freshly
> rebooted system) shows that loading of sg doesn't trigger any other
> driver (all other drivers were already loaded on system boot,
> including aic7xxx and scsi_mod).
> The only SCSI device connected is tape libarary (two SCSI devices,
> one for robotics, the other for tape drive). The devices for tape
> drive are all created (st*, nst*, tape*), however device for
> robotics is not (that is why I need sg driver). Since sg isn't
> loaded at boot, /dev/sg* are not created by udev, and I can't access
> the robot until I manully do "modprobe sg".

What type of tape library is it?  What about dmesg, what does it show?
Can you provide the contents of the modules.conf?  I had a similar
error and it was due to positioning....

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