9x40 and T10000A/B/C/D - Permanent Write Errors (Doc ID 2091274.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek 9940 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek 9840 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek T10000 Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun StorageTek T10000A Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun StorageTek T10000B Tape Drive - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Write perm errors. These are sometimes called Write Data Checks. For Fibre Channel tape drives they will create sense key = x3 (sense byte 2) , ASC = 0C (sense byte 12), ASCQ = 00 (sense byte 13)type sense data. They can be associated with application error messages that indicate a write permanent error has occurred. For FICON drives a write perm error is typically associated with error message IOS000I with WDC listed as the cause. (Write Data Check)

Cause

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