Message SLS0869I Received For Drive Owned By Inactive Host (Doc ID 1014780.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) for MVS and z/OS - Version: 6.1 and later   [Release: 6.0 and later ]
IBM z/OS on System z
***Checked for relevance on 23-June-2011***

Symptoms

Message SLS0869I is issued for an RTD.
VT QU LOCKs output shows the RTD is held by a host that is not currently active.
Tape is mounted on drive.
Unable to unload tape.
VT D RTD output shows the drive is IDLE.
Using the VT V RTD(xxxx),OFFLINE then ONLINE commands does not cause the volume to unload.
SLS0869I Errant recovery of volser - {drive xxxx/driveid AAL:PP:NN} is loaded; reply Retry or Ignore (R/I)

Cause

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