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Unable to use tape drive.

Louann Duchemin
Regular Advisor

Unable to use tape drive.

I currently have a TZ89 tape drive that is showing as MOUNTED DISMOUNT ALLOC FOREIGN.

The tape process is no longer active, and the user has removed the tape manually. How do I clear this tape drive for use?
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Jaclyn Rothe
Trusted Contributor

Re: Unable to use tape drive.

Try a firmware flash or disconnect from teh server, and powercycle (if external unit)

Get the latest LTT to flash firmware here:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?pnameOID=406731&locale=en_US&taskId=135&prodSeriesId=406729&prodTypeId=12169
Louann Duchemin
Regular Advisor

Re: Unable to use tape drive.

We opted to reset the SCSI address and do an IO AUTO. That worked.

Thanks