SL150/LTO - How to Remove / Recover a Stranded or Stuck Tape Out of a Tape Drive in the StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library (Doc ID 1474854.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

HP LTO5 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
HP LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
IBM LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
IBM LTO7 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to Recover a Stranded or Stuck Tape Out of a Tape Drive in the StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library.

How to manually remove a stuck tape from half height HP LTO and IBM LTO tape drives.

Solution

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