IBM LTO - How to Identify Error Codes on IBM LTO Tape Drives (Doc ID 1546589.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2016

Applies to:

IBM LTO2 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
IBM LTO3 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
IBM LTO4 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
IBM LTO5 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
IBM LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The IBM LTO Ultrium tape drive has an SCD that displays a code which can aid in servicing the drive.  The error codes appear on the single-character display (SCD) of the tape drive.

Description of error code message displayed on the front operator panel.
 

Solution

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