BRMS, after an initialize or a backup, is requesting that the tape be moved back to its slot in the library while the tape is still in a loaded state. This is causing a third party tape library to place the drive into a FAILed state, as the MOVE command should not be issued until the tape is unloaded. This occurs when the INITIALIZE command(or the backup command) is issued against a tape which was originally unmounted. The third party vendor placed a fiber channel analyzer between the AS/400 and the tape library and, even though the ^UNLOAD option was specified, there was no unload command issued prior to the MOVE command.
June 1, 2009 8:54 PM
June 3, 2009 3:19 PM