T10000 - Tape Drive Failing To Mount Any Tapes, FSC: 5915 (Doc ID 1577847.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek T10000 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun StorageTek T10000A Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Sun StorageTek T10000B Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Tape drive will not mount any tapes. ACSLS event log reports "drive reported a Unit Attention." No cartridge present on drive. SLConsole reports FSC 5915
Takeup reel unslack failed. Most likely cause is the takeup leader has fallen off of the buckler hook.
FSC: 5915 REEL_FSC_MACHINE_LEADER_OFF_HOOK

Drive received FSC 5535 on specific volser. Refer to related Doc ID 1546380.1
FSC: 5535 The file reel moved unexpectedly during the time when the cartridge leader should be stationary (ears seated). Such unexpected motion could signal that the cart leader is being pulled out of or into the cartridge.
Eject the tape that failed and verify if the leader is in the correct location.

Tape was successfully dismounted with FSC: 5803 SRV_FSC_TAPE_LEADER_UNBUCKLE_FAILURE
Tape Leaders failed to unbuckle during an unload operation. Manual intervention is required.
T1000A/B/C - Eject the tape that failed and verify if the leader is in the correct location.

Upon next tape load to same drive in question FSC:5915 received.
FSC: 5915 REEL_FSC_MACHINE_LEADER_OFF_HOOK
Takeup reel unslack failed. Most likely cause is the takeup leader has fallen off of the buckler hook.


Symptoms

Drive had a stuck tape issue. After tape was ejected drive would not load any media.

Tape drive will not mount any tapes.  ACSLS event log reports "drive reported a Unit Attention."  No cartridge present on drive.  SLConsole reports FSC5915.
Takeup reel unslack failed. Most likely cause is the takeup leader has fallen off of the buckler hook.

FSC: 5915 REEL_FSC_MACHINE_LEADER_OFF_HOOK

2013-08-20T01:10:40.885 error 2.2.2.1.1 3955 "Error from device Code: 601 - Drive is loaded", Data=rewindUnloaderror6441601 T10091T2 Uc:5535 move root hli0 21628140

2013-08-20T12:52:15.362 error 2.2.2.1.1 3955 "Error from device Code: 601 - Drive is loaded", Data=rewindUnloaderror6441601 T10091T2 Uc:5803 move root hli0 21632780

2013-08-20T13:27:17.243 error 2.2.2.1.1 3955 "Error from device Code: 605 - Drive media error", Data=loaderror6415605 T10092T2 Rc:6415 FSC:5915 move root hli0 21633250
 



Cause

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