SAMFS Recycler Does Not Mark "c" Flag on Cartridges Which Meet Recycler Conditions (Doc ID 1641342.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2014

Applies to:

Sun QFS and Storage Archive Manager (SAM) - Version 5.2 to 5.2 [Release 5.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

On : 5.2 version, Logs

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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sam-recycler seldom detect and mark 'c' flag on cartridges which meet recycler conditions.

From recycler log noticed there were only very few cartridges marked with 'c' flag and recycled in two months.



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. /etc/opt/SUNWsamfs/recycler.cmd

   LIBRARY_FAMILY -hwm 60 -mingain 40 -vsncount 2  -mail root

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:  Can't recycling obsoleted cartridge space

Cause

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