IBM LTO-5 with Belisarius Takes Very Long Time to Ready in SL8500 (Doc ID 1538829.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System - Version Not Applicable and later
IBM LTO5 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

New IBM LTO-5 drive with a Belisarius card takes as long as 30 minutes to come ready when installed into an SL8500. 

The SLConsole device icon for the drive remains amber for an extended period. 

IBM LTO-5 drives without Belisarius cards do not exhibit this behavior.

Changes

 Installed IBM LTO-5 drive with a Belisarius card.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms