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HP DAT72 NO_HW problem

HP DAT72 NO_HW problem

HP DAT72 NO_HW problem

Pls I just got a replacement Dat72 tape drive and tried installing in tape Array of HP rp4000 800 series running HP B.11.11
Pls, how do I change the NO_HW under S/W State to CLAIMED, and system can't be rebooted because its a live production server?
(I think Device was unplugged from SCSI bus). Here are details of commands ran and result

# ioscan -funC tape
Class     I  H/W Path     Driver S/W State   H/W Type     Description
tape      0  0/1/1/1.1.0  stape NO_HW       DEVICE       HP      C7438A
                         /dev/rmt/0m            /dev/rmt/0mnb          /dev/rmt/c3t1d0BESTn   /dev/rmt/c3t1d0DDSb
                         /dev/rmt/0mb           /dev/rmt/c3t1d0BEST    /dev/rmt/c3t1d0BESTnb  /dev/rmt/c3t1d0DDSn
                         /dev/rmt/0mn           /dev/rmt/c3t1d0BESTb   /dev/rmt/c3t1d0DDS     /dev/rmt/c3t1d0DDSnb

# ps -ef | grep tape
    root  4535  4532  0  Feb  3  ?         0:00 /usr/lbin/cmtaped
    root  2006     1  0  Feb  3  ?         2:44 /usr/sbin/stm/uut/bin/tools/monitor/dm_stape
    root 11306 11200  1 17:22:01 pts/ta    0:00 grep tape

# mt -t /dev/rmt/0m status
on tape open: No such device or address

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