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SL8500 - Library Failure, Invalid Partitions After RE Switch and/or Reboot of Library or Complex (Doc ID 2282723.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2022

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.

MV-Pool definition clashes with Partition definitions.
SL8500 complex of four (4) SL8500s with MV Pool and Partitions defined running firmware FRS_8.59b.
Partitions found invalid after reboot of SL8500 library.


Auto RE switch took place from HBCR-A to HBCR-B.


the following event is an example of the related logging

2017-06-22T10:08:20.570,, root, default, internal, 0,error, 3204, "System error - Found mismatch among configuration file in thecomplex libraryId = 2, partitionConfigurationVersion = 0,
mediaValidationConfigurationVersion = 14 libraryId = 3,partitionConfigurationVersion = -1, mediaValidationConfigurationVersion =-1 libraryId = 4, partitionConfigurationVersion = -1,
mediaValidationConfigurationVersion = -1, Taking all the libraries in the complex OFFLINE"



This issue most likely only occurs if following facts are true.

1. SL8500 complex on firmware version FRS_8.5x.
2. COMPLEX wide partitions exist.
3. MV Pool (Media Validation) pool has been created.


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