Tape stuck in Sony DAT?

David Hubbard dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Fri Apr 7 09:20:15 CDT 2006


You could try removing power from the tape drive and powering
it back up; it may have just encountered an error of some sort
that caused it to fail in software.

David 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com 
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Zembower, Kevin
> Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 10:13 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Tape stuck in Sony DAT?
> 
> I discovered this morning that my nightly Amanda backup errored out. I
> tried to eject the tape and got this error:
> 
> cn2:~# mt offline
> mt: /dev/tape: Input/output error
> cn2:~# 
> 
> The tape didn't eject. When I got to the console, I discovered the
> information I pasted in at the end of this note (it was also 
> in dmesg).
> 
> How do I get this tape out? Will rebooting the host help? Is there any
> more elegant way, without rebooting? I tried holding the eject button
> for up to 30 seconds, but nothing seemed to happen. The Busy 
> LED is off,
> Tape is on solid and Status is slow blinking. I looked for a 
> small hole,
> like CDs and floppy have for a manual emergency eject, but 
> couldn't find
> one.
> 
> Any ideas from the dmesg dump what was going on? This is the 
> first time
> this has happened. Any signs that this is going to repeat more
> frequently?
> 
> Thanks for your suggestions.
> 
> -Kevin Zembower
> ===========================================================
> cdrom: open failed.
> eth0: no IPv6 routers present
> st0: Block limits 1 - 16777215 bytes.
> st0: Error with sense data: Info fld=0x1, Current st0: sense 
> key Medium
> Error
> Additional sense: Medium format corrupted
> scsi1:0:6:0: Attempting to queue an ABORT message
> CDB: 0x1b 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0
> scsi1: At time of recovery, card was not paused
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dump Card State Begins <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> scsi1: Dumping Card State while idle, at SEQADDR 0x9
> Card was paused
> ACCUM = 0x4, SINDEX = 0x67, DINDEX = 0x27, ARG_2 = 0x0
> HCNT = 0x0 SCBPTR = 0x0
> SCSIPHASE[0x0] SCSISIGI[0x0] ERROR[0x0] SCSIBUSL[0x0] 
> LASTPHASE[0x1]:(P_BUSFREE) SCSISEQ[0x12]:(ENAUTOATNP|ENRSELI) 
> SBLKCTL[0x6]:(SELWIDE|ENAB20) SCSIRATE[0x0] SEQCTL[0x10]:(FASTMODE) 
> SEQ_FLAGS[0xc0]:(NO_CDB_SENT|NOT_IDENTIFIED) SSTAT0[0x0] 
> SSTAT1[0x8]:(BUSFREE) SSTAT2[0x0] SSTAT3[0x0] SIMODE0[0x8]:(ENSWRAP) 
> SIMODE1[0xa4]:(ENSCSIPERR|ENSCSIRST|ENSELTIMO) SXFRCTL0[0x80]:(DFON) 
> DFCNTRL[0x0] DFSTATUS[0x89]:(FIFOEMP|HDONE|PRELOAD_AVAIL) 
> STACK: 0x0 0x163 0x178 0x3
> SCB count = 4
> Kernel NEXTQSCB = 3
> Card NEXTQSCB = 3
> QINFIFO entries: 
> Waiting Queue entries: 
> Disconnected Queue entries: 0:2 
> QOUTFIFO entries: 
> Sequencer Free SCB List: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 
> 16 17 18 19
> 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 
> Sequencer SCB Info: 
>   0 SCB_CONTROL[0x44]:(DISCONNECTED|DISCENB) SCB_SCSIID[0x67] 
> SCB_LUN[0x0] SCB_TAG[0x2] 
>   1 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   2 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   3 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   4 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   5 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   6 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   7 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   8 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>   9 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  10 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  11 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  12 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  13 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  14 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  15 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  16 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  17 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  18 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  19 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  20 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  21 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  22 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  23 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  24 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  25 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  26 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  27 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  28 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  29 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  30 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
>  31 SCB_CONTROL[0x0] SCB_SCSIID[0xff]:(TWIN_CHNLB|OID|TWIN_TID) 
> SCB_LUN[0xff]:(SCB_XFERLEN_ODD|LID) SCB_TAG[0xff] 
> Pending list: 
>   2 SCB_CONTROL[0x40]:(DISCENB) SCB_SCSIID[0x67] SCB_LUN[0x0] 
> Kernel Free SCB list: 1 0 
> Untagged Q(6): 2 
> DevQ(0:6:0): 0 waiting
> 
> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< Dump Card State Ends >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> (scsi1:A:6:0): Device is disconnected, re-queuing SCB
> (scsi1:A:6:0): Abort Message Sent
> (scsi1:A:6:0): SCB 2 - Abort Completed.
> Recovery SCB completes
> Recovery code sleeping
> Recovery code awake
> aic7xxx_abort returns 0x2002
> st0: Error with sense data: Current st0: sense key Not Ready
> Additional sense: Logical unit not ready, cause not reportable
> cn2:~#
> 
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