Oracle VM: HPE Tape Library Devices Not Detected After a FibreChannel (FC) Controller Reset
(Doc ID 2534159.1)
Last updated on MAY 26, 2021
Applies to:Oracle VM - Version 3.4.6 and later
- On HPE MSL series tape libraries/decks with QLogic ISP8324-based cards
HPE MSL4048 part number: AK381A with LTO-6 FibreChannel tape decks
HPE MSL4048 part number: AK381A with LTO-5 FibreChannel tape decks
HPE MSL6030 part number: AJ030A with LTO-4 FibreChannel tape decks
- After Reboots the FC HPE tape library, the udev scsi devices are not automatically included in /proc/scsi/scsi.
$ diff --suppress-common-lines -y lsscsi-before-tapelib-reboot.txt lsscsi-after-tapelib-reboot.txt
[1:0:4:0] tape HP Ultrium 6-SCSI 25MW /dev/st2 <
[1:0:4:1] mediumx HP MSL G3 Series 9.60 /dev/sch <
[2:0:4:0] tape HP Ultrium 6-SCSI 25MW /dev/st3 <
- Issue a force_lip(try to manually rescan the tape devices) does not show the tape devices.
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