IBM LTO-5 with Belisarius Takes Very Long Time to Ready in SL8500
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.
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.
Installed IBM LTO-5 drive with a Belisarius card.
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