Message SLS6946E is Being Issued (Doc ID 1020479.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) - Version 6.2 to 6.2 [Release 6.0]
Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.2 to 7.1 [Release 6.0 to 7.0]
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms


Seeing message SLS6946E every 10 minutes.
Sometimes see hundreds of SLS6946E messages during peak production.

SLS6946E Host hostid has been waiting for xx minutes for a lock on Slot yyy that is held by host hostid

Cause

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