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Richard Wieser
Occasional Visitor

MSL5030

We have some MSL5030s with 2 Ultrium1 Drives. Is it possible to 'de-shell' an external Ultrium 2 and mount it in the hot swap carridge.
6 REPLIES
Taohung
Frequent Advisor

Re: MSL5030

I had taied this already. I detected that circuitry of power isn't same.

You maybe try again.
Rajanikant
Trusted Contributor

Re: MSL5030

hi,

you have to have a cage which will go in MSL where you have to fix the drive. If you have that you can try. But I think the firmware and physical drive used in MSL are different from standalone drives
Regards

Raj

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The Spartan
Trusted Contributor

Re: MSL5030

Opinion: Not possible
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Richard Wieser
Occasional Visitor

Re: MSL5030

Ok I have given it a try. I removed a Ultrium 1 drive from the MSL5030 and removed it from the hotswap cage.
Then I took a Ultrium 2 and removed it from it's external shell and mounted it in the hotswap cage.

When placed back into the MSL5030 I get the error "Drive 1 activation failed. 0x2"

Can anyone provide some insight to that error.

Thanks.
Marino Meloni_1
Honored Contributor

Re: MSL5030

You cannot do that, the problem is not mechanical, the problem is that the LTO used in Library environment have a different personality, this include that they have a different FW, enabling functions able to communicate with the Robotic controller out-of-band.
If you attach a external LTO drive, the library will not recognize it
Richard Wieser
Occasional Visitor

Re: MSL5030

ok Thanks for the replies. Time to take out the credit card.