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SL500 - IPL Failure, No Bridging Capable Drive Was Found (Doc ID 1675432.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2018

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek SL500 Modular Library System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Non-Bridged SL500 Library

SL500 Firmware Version: 1432 (6.89.00)

SL500 IPL failure with error: No Bridging capable drive was found

SERVICE>> print log error
2014-05-22T00:32:34.744,, 514,            robot, /usr/local/bin/Ifm,  error, 0000, 0000, "Director - initResponse() Initialize: failed init of reach and grip.; End of Text"
2014-05-22T00:32:34.780,, 3202,              ifm,                 ,  error, 0100, 3717, "IfmInitThread:Failure to Initialize...reason==Robot initialization failed - GOING INOP"
2014-05-22T04:09:18.798,, 3202,              ifm,                 ,  error, 0100, 3722, "IfmInitThread:Failure to Initialize...reason==No Bridging capable drive was found - GOING INOP"
2014-05-22T04:23:16.341,, 3750,       processMgr,                 ,  error, 3750, 3755, "Process /usr/local/bin/Ifm murdered by signal 11"


SERVICE>> lib getconfig
Library Configuration
Unit Type SL500
Total number of modules 1
Module 1 type 24
Total number of PTPs 0
Total number of CAPs 1
Total number of CAP cells 5
Total number of storage cells 48
Total number of reserved cells 2
Total number of tape drives 2
Total number of empty storage cells 0
Total number of restricted cells 48

Host Interface Configuration:
Interface Type: BRIDGE                     <- WRONG !!
Non Partition Configuration:
Partition 0
Bridge Drive Slot 0
L,M,R,C 0,1,1,9
Drive Health OK
Port A unknown
Port B unknown
Bridge Health Unavailable
Node WWN 0
Serial Number HU1018A68V
Drive Type HpUltrium4
Interface Fibre
Element Address 500



From SL Console check: Interface type changed to 'Bridged'


From Command Line: disappeared FC or SCSI card

SERVICE>> lib setconfig
Interface type has no configurable parameters.

This library installed RLW card, its correct Host Interface Type should be 'SCSI' not 'BRIDGE'

SL500 IPL Failure




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