SL150 - Getting Error Message From Different Drives, HP Data Protector Showing in its Logs (No Such Device or Address) (Doc ID 1929148.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library - Version All Versions and later
HP LTO6 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

FCP ERROR

AIX error log was loads of errors by fcs1, which is one of the HBAs where the host has access to tapes.

HP Data Protector showing in its LOGs (no such device or address) our tape drives HP LTO6.

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[Major] From: BMA@bwdb.cosan.rede "TD6_DRV_02_R1"  Time: 29/07/2014 16:23:39 [90:173]         REQUEST SENSE call failed. Possible cleanme signal detection failure.
       ([6] No such device or address)

On debug.log:
07/29/14 16:23:39  BMA.36569266.0 ["/ma/spt/fc_aix.c $Rev: 31110 $ $Date:: 2012-05-17 15:44:31":1347] A.07.00 b105
FC_AIX_io: ioctl(fd=8, SCTL_IOCTL, cmd) failed. cdb_length=6, {errno=6}

07/29/14 16:23:39  BMA.36569266.0 ["/ma/dev/devseq.c $Rev: 35661 $ $Date:: 2013-01-23 17:24:19":7769] A.07.00 b105
AIX_SeqWrite: /dev/rmt18.1- write() fails: {6}

07/29/14 16:23:39  BMA.36569266.0 ["/ma/spt/fc_aix.c $Rev: 31110 $ $Date:: 2012-05-17 15:44:31":1347] A.07.00 b105
FC_AIX_io: ioctl(fd=8, SCTL_IOCTL, cmd) failed. cdb_length=6, {errno=6}

07/29/14 16:24:16  OB2BAR_SBT_CHANNEL.49741922.0 ["/integ/bar2/ob2common.c $Rev: 12815 $ $Date:: 2010-09-07 18:09:57":700] A.07.00 b105
[OB2_BmWriteData] RmWriteObjData(a00010000100138, 0, 261832, 0, 0, 0, 0) failed.

Function trace (currentLevel=0):
Level  0: sbtwrite2()

Cause

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