L180/700/1400 - Drives Dropping Out of Configuration or Not Recognizing Certain Drive Slots In Library (Doc ID 1129977.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek L180 Tape Library - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek L700e Tape Library - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek L1400 Tape Library - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Drives dropping out of library configuration.
Certain drive slots not being recognized.
Lost library configuration information.
Library IPL is successful but drive drops out of configuration days later.  IPL will bring drive back.

Problem remains with the drive tower slot after drive tray has been swapped with another drive.

Changes

Older libraries that have been installed for some time.

Cause

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