[Veritas-bu] How to define a cleaning tape?

2001-12-07 15:07:40
Subject: [Veritas-bu] How to define a cleaning tape?
From: larry.kingery AT veritas DOT com (Larry Kingery)
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 15:07:40 -0500 (EST)
If the cleaning tape is in the cleaning slot, NBU can't see it or use
it.  That's reserved for use by the hardware cleaning function.

If you'd like NBU to do the cleaning instead of the hardware, move the
tape to the "general purpose" area of the robot and add it to NBU,
making sure that it's configured as the proper cleaning tape type to
match your drive (probably by using a barcode rule).

MSyed AT xo DOT com writes:
> Hi,
> Cleaning question:
> I have a cleaning tape in the drive and I need to configure it.  I tried to
> do a tpclean -C <drivename> and it said that 
> #  tpclean -C Drive10
> No cleaning tape is defined in the device's robot
> How do I define a cleaning tape in the robot.  I have the barcode for the
> cleaning tape on the tape itself and it is located in the cleaning slot
> (this is a STK L-180).
> Appreciate the response and thanks in advance.
> Mukarram Syed
> UNIX System Administrator
> XO Communications
> Email: msyed AT xo DOT com
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Larry Kingery 
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