RTD Stuck In "Recovery" Status (Doc ID 1361228.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

S0C4 abend
RTD is stuck in 'Recover' state

SLS6684I RTD dddddddd on VTSS xxxxxxxx Returned ECAM error CC=5 RC=109
SLS6693I RTD dddddddd Failed, drive will be retried later
SLS6643I MVC mmmmmm mounted on drive xxxxxxxx
IEA794I SVC DUMP HAS CAPTURED:
 DUMPID=216 REQUESTED BY JOB (HSC     )
 DUMP TITLE=COMPID=SWSATDSV-BVSM TASK  ISSUER=SWSTESTA - ABEND
            0C4  RC=00000004
SLS6660I Termination of RTD task for device dddd
SLS6663I RTD task starting for device dddd

RTD never becomes available

Cause

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