Troubleshooting

Articles describing and detailing how to rectify LTO error codes.

Error Code = 8 (figure 8)
MTR Recovery The drive is recovering from a power cycle with a tape in the drive. The figure “8” is broken up with a countdown indicating progress in te...
Tue, 12 Oct, 2021 at 5:15 PM
macOS - Install ITDT-SE
ITDT is a utility provided by IBM for interacting with LTO drives and it required for installation of SymplyATOM. ITDT-SE for Mac is available for downl...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 9:28 PM
How to perform a Run Drive Diagnostic on a SymplyLTO
How to perform a Run Drive Diagnostic In order to carry out a Run Drive Diagnostic test, the SymplyLTO tape drive needs to be in Maintenance Mode, pleas...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 3:36 PM
How to perform a Test Head check on a SymplyLTO?
How to perform a Test Head check (Function H) on a SymplyLTO In order to carry out a Test Head check (Function H), the SymplyLTO tape drive needs to ...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 3:37 PM
How to perform a Write Performance Test on a SymplyLTO?
How to perform a Write Performance Test? In order to carry out a Write Performance Test (Function F), the SymplyLTO tape drive needs to be in Mainten...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 3:38 PM
How to perform Test Cartridge & Media
How to perform Test Cartridge & Media  In order to perform the Test Cartridge & Media diagnostic (Function E), the SymplyLTO tape drive needs to...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 3:39 PM