Oracle HSM - After Replacing Tape Drive, samcmd r Reports "tp" Instead Of "ti" for Tape Device
Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 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.
MEDIA ERRORS found when checking the catalog resulted in a tape drive being replaced.
Once replaced, the customer noticed that the tape drive type became 'tp' instead of 'ti' as their other similar tape drives were.
ti 25 ---------p 0 0% notrdy
tp 31 ---------- 0 0% off <---------------- Replaced drive 'type' is 'tp' (should be 'ti' as the others)
ti 32 ---------p 0 0% notrdy
Recently upgraded samfs version and were seeing MEDIA ERRORs. Then replaced a suspected bad tape drive.
After replacing, noticed the tape drive type was NOT the same as the other tape drives.
The replaced drive type became 'tp' instead of 'ti'.
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