Re: Tape-Volume status: pending & empty

2006-08-08 10:38:56
Subject: Re: Tape-Volume status: pending & empty
From: Roger Deschner <rogerd AT UIC DOT EDU>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 09:38:06 -0500
This is an old, well-known bug. I saw this fairly often in
Restart the server and they'll all go away, to Scratch status where they
belong. Fixed, I believe, in 5.3.something. DELETE VOL works OK as a
workaround, but is only necessary if you run short supply on scratch
tapes before it is convenient to restart the server.

Roger Deschner      University of Illinois at Chicago     rogerd AT uic DOT edu

On Mon, 7 Aug 2006, Richard Sims wrote:

>On Aug 7, 2006, at 4:27 AM, Peter Duempert wrote:
>> But quite a lot of tapes from A have now a volume status of "Empty"
>> and
>> still belong to A.
>Standard condition for where volumes were assigned to a stgpool via
>DEFine Volume.  Perform Query Volume and examine the 'Scratch
>Volume?' value.
>Yes, you can DELete Volume to remove them from the stgpool, to
>scratch; but determine why they are as they are: there may be a site
>    Richard Sims

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