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IT03165: INCORRECT INFORMATION ABOUT LTO4 DRIVE CAPABILITY IN ADMINISTRATOR'S GUIDE

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • The Administrator's Guide contains a table titled " Read - write
    capabilities for different generations of LTO drives", this
    table shows that LTO4 drives have read/write capability for LTO5
    volumes.  This is incorrect, LTO4 drives cannot read or write to
    LTO5 volumes.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager server users.                     *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * NONE                                                         *
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Problem conclusion

  • The Administrator's Guide will be updated to state that
    generation 4 LTO drives do not have read or write capabilities
    with generation 5 LTO drives.
    
    Affected platforms:  AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT03165

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71W

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-07-14

  • Closed date

    2014-08-18

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-18

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Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT03165

Modified date: 18 August 2014