LTO6 - Drive Getting I/O Errors (Doc ID 1620530.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

IBM LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Tape drive IO Fails within TSM

12/13/13   06:35:46      ANR8311E An I/O error occurred while accessing drive      
                         DRIVE32 (/dev/lin_tape/by-id/IBMtape500104F000A2D6B8) for
                         SETMODE operation, errno = 5, rc = 1. (SESSION: 17,      
                         PROCESS: 2)                                              
12/13/13   06:35:46      ANR8355E I/O error reading label for volume K00050 in    
                         drive DRIVE32 (/dev/lin_tape/by-id/IBMtape500104F000A2D6-
                         B8). (SESSION: 17, PROCESS: 2)                          

The lin_tape Driver Error log :
IBMtape53----00491  Fri Dec 13 06:35:47 2013
  Scsi Path   :  04 00 18 00
  CDB Command :  1A 00 10 00 FF 00
  Status Code :  00 0D 00 00
  Description : Unknown Host Error
---------------------------------------------------------------------
IBMtape53----00491  Fri Dec 13 06:38:24 2013
  Scsi Path   :  04 00 18 00
  CDB Command :  5F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 18 00
  Status Code :  00 0D 00 00
  Description : Unknown Host Error

Messages
Dec 13 06:35:46 datsrv53 kernel: [51368.323254] lin_tape: IBMtape53----00491 tape_modesense_page failed: -5
Dec 13 06:38:24 datsrv53 kernel: [51525.995263] lin_tape: IBMtape53 tape_register_reservation_key failed, rc -5
Dec 13 06:38:24 datsrv53 kernel: [51525.995270] lin_tape: IBMtape53 failed release on close.


Cause

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