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SL150 - Test With Mixed Generation Of Drives Fails To Load LTO5 Tape In LTO7 Drive (Doc ID 2633063.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2021

Applies to:

StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library - Version All Versions and later
LTO Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to run LTO7 drive test with L5 labeled DIAG and TEST cartridges.

Valid LTO5 media cannot load into LTO7 Drive for basic self-test nor the full self-test.

Fails with ERROR: Drive load failed


Installed new IBM LTO7 drive in SL150 where there is already LTO5 drives.


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