The Tape Device Self test can be used to do a quick verify of drive operations without spending hours writing to tape in search of bad media as seen in the Media test. Dell LTO Media Handbook Page 26 o Place the cartridge in polyethylene plastic wrap or bags to protect it from dust, moisture, and other contaminants. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Top performance for a low price Top performance for a low price by Dong Ngo. Below is an image of dropped tape which resulted in an out of place leader pin. Pre firmware 53Y3 – No 7 segment display indicator. Got it, continue to print.

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If an error Powervaault 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 issue. Write-protection will not prevent a cartridge from being erased by bulk-erasure or degaussing.

Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Drll. This means once data is written to a piece of WORM media, the data on the tape cannot be changed or overwritten.

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Dell PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L Details

In the event of a failure complete the following procedure. Dell powervault dlt, poweravult, and sdlt media handbook version 2.

The drive stores enough information on tape to be able to recognize the tape.

This cartridge if inserted into a drive could result in a stuck tape. To halt the test press the eject button. The media can be used to determine if errors are related to tape hardware powervalut certain pieces of media. Do not be alarmed if you are seeing cleaning light come on more frequently than you are used to seeing on Dell PowerVault LTO See the safety and regulatory notices in.

This test will not work under true hardware failures. If a tape is not labeled universal or for use with all, then Dell recommends the user to purchase a tape with powervaut designation. Other damage could result in the leader pin missing all together, i. Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

Regardless of what vendor or OEM product is being used to create media, always use the latest available firmware for the drive. Dell LTO Media Handbook Page 26 o Place the cartridge in polyethylene plastic wrap or bags to protect it from dust, moisture, and other contaminants. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Enter text from picture: Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products.


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Dell PowerVault 110T LTO-2-L Quick Start Manual

Use the Tape Device Firmware Check test to verify that the drive firmware is up-to-date. Future version may eliminate this requirement.

Within the Diagnostic tools there is a Media test which can be run in a long test or quick test mode ltl-2-l help with the diagnosis. Page of 10 Go. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, These are the ones you should grab. If there are gaps in the seam, the leader pin may be dislodged. See figure 11 Note: Dell suggests using a blank new or scratch piece of media. Connect a power cable to the AC power connector on. This will destroy pre-recorded servo information and render the cartridge unusable.

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The tape should eject within 40 seconds.