IBM LTO- Tape Drive Keeps Getting Tapes Stuck, Tape Drive Down

(Doc ID 2364051.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2018

Applies to:

IBM LTO5 Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Tape drive keeps getting tapes stuck in it.  We have cleared two in the past two days.  Cannot clear this one today.

FSC 6484: (FSC Match Found in same product family: 8500 Rev. FRS851)
The drive wasn't threaded after the 2nd part of the two-part load

FSC 6415: (FSC Match Found in Rev. FRS_4.00)
The load failed and the cartridge is still present

Changes

 

Cause

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