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HSC - Drive status is online, not ready. What does Not Ready indicate? (Doc ID 1014227.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) - Version 6.2 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Goal

What does the tape drive status of "Not Ready"(NR) indicate?
D U,,,ddd MVS Display Unit command
Drive status is online, not ready.
Allocation will select and mount a volume.
Drive is Genned to MVS 

Solution

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