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Drive AVR mode

Created: 14 Jan 2013 • Updated: 16 Feb 2013 | 2 comments
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1)what are the possible troubleshooting steps to do when a drive goes to the AVR mode?

2)In IBM TS3500 TL having how many of drives & Slots?

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Marianne's picture

1) Add VERBOSE entry to all media servers accessing the robot. Restart NBU.
All device-related activities and errors will now be logged in Windows Event Viewer Application Log or in Unix/Linux syslog (e.g. /var/log/messages on Linux).

2) Run 'scan' (in ....volmgr/bin) on robot control host.

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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Andy Welburn's picture

& from Google(!!!):

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/ts3500/...

Deliver extreme scalability and capacity, growing from one to 16 frames per library and from one to 15 libraries per library complex

.......

Hardware summary

  • One base frame and up to 15 expansion frames per library; up to 15 libraries interconnected per complex
  • Up to 12 drives per frame (up to 192 per library, up to 2,700 per complex)
  • Up to 224 I/O slots (16 I/O slots standard)