SL8500 - Firmware Upgrade to 8.51 Lost 5000 Active Cells. Status changed from Active to Inactive (Doc ID 2214918.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 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.
Grandfathered license

Symptoms

After a firmware upgrade has been performed to 8.51 with a partitioned library that was previously configured with firmware level 7.01 or greater and the associated SLC code, the SL8500 has an exposure to have less than the expected active cell count. Example: About 50% (5,000 of 10,000) cells set to inactive after the firmware upgrade as denoted in SLC; System Detail---Properties---General---Active Cells.

Changes

 Firmware upgrade to FRS_8.51

Cause

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