Some may eject a tape and some tapes may become permanently stuck in the drive and require the drive to be returned. Powervault t lto Powervault t sdlt Powervault t lto Powervault t lto2 Powervault t lto4hh Powervault t lto Toggle through the seven segment LED by pressing the Eject button. Posted on Jan 02, Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, Don’t have an account?
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Dell PowerVault 110T LTO Handbook
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Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, Do not bulk erase Ultrium format cartridges. For this reason the drive can only search from the beginning of tape BOT to end of tape EOT across all wraps to find the data. Activity light blinks green but ejects tape much quicker shortly after loading.
Some may eject a tape and some tapes may become permanently stuck in the drive and require the drive to be returned. Toggle through the seven segment LED by pressing the Eject button. Pre firmware 53Y3 – No 7 segment display indicator. Below is an image of dropped tape which resulted in an out of place leader pin.
Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. If you do try and remove the tape yourself be extremely careful as those drives are very easy to break the load mech and tape leader assy if you dont know exactly how to remove them.
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Do not open any other part of the cartridge case. Pulling on tape that is outside the cartridge can damage the tape and the brake mechanism in the cartridge. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! To fix it requires taking the drive apart. If an error Dell LTO Media Handbook Page 21 occurs, clean the drive and rerun the test with a different piece of known good media to make sure it is not a media related powerbault. If you perform a backup with verify, you will see a cleaning request twice as frequently as when verify is not used.
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Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, Figure Media Inspection 1- bad tape Below is an image of a tape that had been dropped and the cartridge seam has been split. If failures persist, contact Dell Support.
If the drive is requesting cleaning the backup software should notify the user dfll the need to clean. Press and hold the Eject button for 5 seconds then release. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, The data directory however is lost. This is because verify enabled will double the amount of passes the tape makes over the head.
Migrating media from one drive manufacturer to another is fully supported. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Degaussing makes the tape unusable. Insert another tape and rerun the same test.
This will destroy pre-recorded servo information and render the cartridge unusable. If the stuck tape is due to software this test could work when trying to eject a stuck tape.
Page 17 continued Table 9. This resets the tape drive, the lights on the front should go off, then come back on again. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. Try powering off and on the loader with it disconnected from the server just in case it is your backup software not letting the drive eject the media as this is a common issue where the software tells the drive it is using the tape or hasnt finished with it and stops the eject button from accidental operation.