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A required resource was

Created: 22 Aug 2005 • Updated: 21 May 2010 | 4 comments

I get this unfinished sentence "A required resource was" in a message box when I click on the Devices tab, and have to click OK a number of times to clear it.
When it clears there are 25727 slots in the tape library (Overland LTO with 10 slots).
Sometimes the whole screen goes completly grey and the only way to get icons back is to move the mouse around clicking at the same time and the icons reappear.
I have some screen grabs of these conditions but am unable to grab the grey screen.
What does the message mean, why is it appearing and why do I get so many slots in the library??
Bob R

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Ken Putnam's picture

Have you tried removing the library from BackupExec, then booting and re-installing?

Is the Library on the HCL for v9.1?

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Renuka -'s picture

Please consult the hardware compatibility list below if your device is there please install the latest drivers from the third link:

Additional Information :
For information on the recent VERITAS Backup Exec security vulnerabilities, including links to the downloads for the necessary hotfixes, please refer to the following document:
Patch summary for Security Advisories VX05-001, VX05-002, VX05-003, VX05-005, VX05-006, VX05-007

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Robert Renshaw's picture

Thanks for the replies. The system has been working for at least a year and suddenly develops this fault. In fact it has done it a couple of times and then been OK for a few months.
Anyway, next time I visit this customer I will try installing updated drivers and see what happens.

Thanks again
Bob R

Deepali Badave's picture


Please keep us updating on this issue.

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