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about DLT8000 drive state

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thebeatlesguru
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about DLT8000 drive state

DLT8000,6 drives,one of drive state show idle, and when use this drive to do work,there is something wrong:
[Major] From: BMA@dbbak-lc "Drive 3" Time: 02/21/02 00:07:45
[90:63] Can not load exchanger medium (Target drive is busy.)
what's the matter of this drive?

hihi
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Vincent Farrugia
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Re: about DLT8000 drive state

Hello,

Is there a tape cartridge in the drive already? Maybe you are trying to put another tape cartidge in it and it is finding the drive already full.

HTH,
Vince
Tape Drives RULE!!!