Forcing the drive to eject a tape (Support > Force Drive To Eject Tape)
Use this option to make the tape drive eject the tape and place it into an open slot. Before issuing
this command, attempt to eject the tape with the move command (See
library (Operations > Move Tape)" (page
To force the tape to eject:
From the Home screen, press Previous or Next until the screen displays Support. Press
Enter to select.
Press Previous or Next until the screen displays Force Drive To Eject Tape. Press Enter
Press Previous or Next until the screen displays Drive 1 or Drive 2. The second line on
the display shows the bar code number of the tape, Full, or Empty. Press Enter to select
the desired drive to eject the tape.
If the tape is successfully ejected from the drive, the screen displays the slot location where
the tape was moved to.
If the drive has difficulty ejecting the tape, suspect bad or damaged media.
"Moving tapes in the
Using the MSL2024 OCP