ACSLS - Inaccessible cells and absent volumes after making changes to the library partition (Doc ID 1556403.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Auto Cartridge Sys Lib SW (ACSLS) - Version 7.0 to 8.4 [Release 7.0 to 8.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After making changes to the tape library HW partition. an ACS audit in ACSLS showed numerous error messages like these:

2013-05-23 14:52:17 AUDIT[1196]:
au_cel_reconcile(3): Inaccessible cell 0, 2,18,21, 1 - Had incorrect status
= STATUS_CELL_EMPTY

2013-05-23 14:52:17 AUDIT[1196]:
au_cel_reconcile(2): Inaccessible cell 0, 1,18,15, 1 - Had incorrect status
= STATUS_CELL_EMPTY

2013-05-23 14:52:17 AUDIT[1196]:
au_cel_reconcile(3): Inaccessible cell 0, 2,18,22, 1 - Had incorrect status
= STATUS_CELL_EMPTY

2013-05-23 14:52:17 AUDIT[1196]:
au_cel_reconcile(2): Inaccessible cell 0, 1,18,16, 1 - Had incorrect status
= STATUS_CELL_EMPTY


The volumes in the inaccessible cells were flagged "absent" in the ACSLS 'volrpt -i'

Changes

The library was reconfigured.  Any of the following may have happened:

   - The library was un-partitioned - from having two or more partitions to having less number of partitions or no partition. 

   - The library was partitioned - from having no partition to having two or more partitions.

Cause

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