Type U followed by the Enter key to start the tape usage log retrieval. Watson Product Search Search. Compression will always be switched on during the full write. Type R and press Enter to return to the Device List. Supported Operating Environments This tape drive works with the following operating systems:
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IBM TotalStorage Tape Diagnostic Tool README (ITDT) v – United States
Please refer to the applicable firmware upgrade instructions. Inm test runs only on tape drives not on autoloaders or libraries. Devices attached on more than 2 channels will be detected if they were already attached at boot time.
Next select the type of data to write: Arno Arno Lehmann wrote: Both files start with the serial number of the device. Platform Independent Software edition: We recommend to use a new or rarely used cartridge to run the test. Download Description In order to provide maximum performance and reliability, it is recommended that the latest version of microcode is installed on your IBM LTO tape devices.
Type S and press Enter to start the firmware update, or type C and press Enter to change the selected firmware file and proceed like described in Section 7. Select the ibk you want to retrieve a firmware dump from by entering its number and ult3580-t1d Enter. Type D and press Enter to start the firmware dump for the selected device.
To test tape drives within a library, the library must be in online mode. If the content of the displayed FW Dir has changed, type D and press Enter ut3580-td1 refresh the directory content. Platform Independent Software edition: Check here to start a new keyword search. Although with definitely newer hardware. Call the ulr3580-td1 program: The full write will write the entire cartridge with varying block sizes either with compressible or incompressible data and output performance data.
When run with compressible data, the output will show the compression rate.
Trouble with IBM ULTTD1
Type C followed by a space and the code from the single ult35880-td1 display and press Enter. Use the Next and Previous buttons as necessary to select slot 1. To avoid this, press “OK” in the Insert Tape dialog only after waiting some additional seconds.
In the next screen, type M followed by a space and the model name and press Enter.
Trouble with IBM ULT3580-TD1
Scaled capacity-reduced cartridges should not be used to test the device. Type R and press Enter to return to the Device List. Type N followed by a space and the serial number and press Enter.
These firmware updates are intended to, among other things, increase overall reliability, improve tape handling, further reduce any possibility of data errors, and provide continued enhancements to diagnostic capabilities.
After selecting the firmware file, enter C and press Enter to continue.
Note that you can abort the encryption test by pressing the A key followed by enter at any time. The diagnostics will overwrite any data that is on the cartridge so be sure to use a cartridge that does not contain data.
During the full write, the program will show a progress indicator in form of a bar of hash marks that shows the ult3580-ttd1 of a single sub-test as well as information about that sub-test: Insert cartridge into drive or, when the computer is off, take out and insert the tape. You can optionally type A followed by a space and an additional information text and press Enter. Type Y imb by Enter to continue the test if you are absolutely sure that data on the cartridge can be overwritten.