ACSLS: Drives Configured for Media Validation not Cleaned by ACSLS (Doc ID 2261744.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Auto Cartridge Sys Lib SW (ACSLS) - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Drives have physically their "Needs Clean" led ON, but there are no corresponding "Clean Drive" messages in the acsss_event.log

 As a result, those drives are never cleaned (all other drives in the library get cleaned as expected)

 Customer even tried to mount a cleaning cartridge into those drives, but it fails with the corresponding messages:

 

Changes

 Those 2 drives have been configured (at the level of the SL8500 library) to be part of the Media Validation drive pool.

Cause

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