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Unable to create Attach Points for Tape Drive using SGEN driver in Solaris

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I have a Solaris 10 X86 Server connected by FC switch to a SL500 Tape Library and 2*HP LTO5.
On Solaris OS, this devices are available:
c8::500104f000cbc45a tape connected configured unknown
c9 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c9::21000024ff3dff4c disk connected configured unknown
c9::21000024ff3e00aa disk connected configured unknown
c10 fc-fabric connected configured unknown
c10::500104f000cbc44d med-changer connected configured unknown
c10::500104f000cbc457 tape connected configured unknown

Following the Installation Guide, the file /kernel/drv/sgen.conf is correctly configured with the next entry:

The following files are OK:
cat /etc/minor_perm | grep -i sgen
sgen:* 0600 root sys

cat /etc/name_to_major | grep -i sgen
sgen 145

However, when I execute the next command, I receive the following:
add_drv -m '* 0666 bin bin' -i '"scsiclass,01" "scsiclass,08" "scsa,01.bmpt" "scsa,0.8.bmpt"' sgen
("scsiclass,08") already in use as a driver or alias.

And the only device file created is:
s -l /dev/scsi/changer
total 1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 135 May 9 06:07 c10t500104F000CBC44Dd0 -> ../../../devices/pci@0,0/pci8086,340c@5/pci111d,806c@0/pci111d,806c@2/pci1077,172@0,1/fp@0,0/medium-changer@w500104f000cbc44d,0:changer

The device file for the Tape Drives in /dev/scsi/sequential was not created:
ls -l /dev/scsi/sequential
/dev/scsi/sequential: No such file or directory

Any help will be useful!!!!!!


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