T10000 - Tape Drive Keeps Going Down, Disappearing From the Fabric (Doc ID 1527977.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek T10000B Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek SL3000 Modular Library System - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Drive disappearing from the fabric.

Error message from system log:
/var/adm/messages.0:Nov 28 13:12:58 nb10 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(7)::N_x Port with D_ID=6b1400, PWWN=500104f000af7d3b disappeared from fabric
/var/adm/messages.0:Nov 28 13:14:07 nb10 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(7)::N_x Port with D_ID=6b1400, PWWN=500104f000af7d3b reappeared in fabric

Cause

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