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SL8500 - FSC: 3955, "Error From Dvice Code: 608 - Drive Load Failed Due to Expired Clean Cartridge" (Doc ID 2656855.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
LTO Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Tape drive issue reported.

Bbackup failures with drive load failure and Drive marked offline in backup software.

Log files show error like below example:

Example from log extract:

( error, 3955, "Error from device Code: 608 - Drive load failed due to expired clean cartridge", Data=loaderror6453<!|CDATA|drive 10,1,1,1,1: load FAILED with expired clean cart (resultCode = 6453, cartLabel = CLN193CU )


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