Replacing the library controller (MSL4048, MSL8048, and MSL8096)
This process applies to the MSL4048, MSL8048, and MSL8096 only. In this process you will:
Record the library settings.
Power off the library, unplug the power cord, and remove the Ethernet cable.
Remove the old library controller.
Install the new library controller.
Verify the replacement.
containers until needed. Ensure that you are properly grounded when touching static-sensitive
To replace the library controller:
Record the library's settings by writing down the values displayed in the OCP or the RMI.
Power off the library from the front panel. Remove the Ethernet cable, if applicable.
Loosen the two captive thumbscrews on the library controller and remove it from the library,
as shown in
Figure 107 Removing the library controller
Position the new library controller on the alignment rails and slide it into the library until it is
flush with the back panel, as shown in
thumbscrews to secure the card to the library.
196 Upgrading and servicing the tape library
Parts can be damaged by electrostatic discharge. Keep parts in electrostatic
This part is not hot-pluggable. You must power off the library to replace the library
Figure 107 (page
Figure 108 (page
197). Tighten the two blue