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StorageTek L20 SCSI ID issues?

I have assigned the SCSI ID's of the drives, and the library both physically (back of the tape drive) and via the OP panel, however I continue to run into issues where the system forgets the ID's and loses the library. I have not found any 1 cause for this issue.

i dont know if the SCSI ID's are even working.
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Did it ever work for you?

You don't have to assign the scsi id's on the drives. The L20 does that for you according to whatever you set in the drive config menu.

When you say the system 'forgets' the id's does that mean it saw them initially? Does it lose any particular one or all of them? What's the physical configuration - that is, what devices are on which scsi busses and what are their ID's? Any daisy chaining?

Is there a router in the mix somewhere?

Posted on Jun 13, 2009


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