SL8500 - After Applying Partition Change Library Went Unexpectedly Offline and Online

(Doc ID 2115653.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer moved an unassigned tape drive into an existing partition using the Partition wizard in SLConsole. After applying the change the library went offline and a minute later came back online seemingly without problems. They had been told that the change to the partition would be unobtrusive.

Changes

 Adding a spare, unassigned drive to an existing SL8500 hardware partition.

Cause

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