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N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

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Robert Bryan
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N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

ioscan shows 5 of the 6 drives.

The tape library sees the drive OK and has no errors.

hardware location of the drive that is not showing up is 4 1/10/0/0.2.0

the other drives are located at:
tape 1 0/4/0/1.5.0
tape 2 0/12/0/0.1.0
tape 3 0/12/0/1.3.0
tape 5 1/10/0/1.4.0
tape 6 1/12/0/1.6.0

ran insf -C tape -e no help (ioscan still does not see the drive...
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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor
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Re: N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

May be a bad drive. Consider to replace.

Run

ioscan -fnCtape

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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Robert Bryan
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Re: N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

I believe you are right...We will be replacing the drive...

The ioscan does not show the missing tape drive at all..

Thanks for your help
aleks mindlin
Frequent Advisor

Re: N4000 unable to see one drive in a SureStore E 6/60 tape library

It could be SCSI cable or termination issue.