Oracle HSM: Tape Media Error Using Distributed I/O- Unable To Stage Files Or Audit The Tape (Doc ID 2163129.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If running with the Distributed I/O feature configured, it's possible to encounter an issue where the tape label and data on the tape cannot be read or retrieved.

The tapes are flagged in the tape catalog having media errors, which typically can be caused by either hardware errors or media defects.

However, these specific log trace entries may be indicative of encountering this particular issue:

-------------- /var/opt/SUNWsamfs/trace/sam-archiverd ---------------------------------

  

Cause

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