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3.5
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3.4.3 Understanding 1Z30 Lights
Table 3—1 is a siunmary of the possible light combinations.
Table 3-1
Understanding TZ30 Lights
Ught
State
Meaning
Green (operate-lever)
On
OK to operate the cartridge
lever.
Off
Do not operate cartridge
lever.
Blinking
Cartridge or calibration error
detected. See Chapter 6.
Yellow (tape-in-use)
Blinking
Tape is in use.^
On
Tape is loaded and ready for
u s e .
Orange (write-protect)
On
Tape is write protected.
Off
Tape is write enabled.
All three lights
On
Power-up diagnostic test in
progress.^
Blinking
Drive fault. See Chapter 6.
^Intermittent fast blinking indicates that a write is in prc^ess. Continuous
fast blinking indicates that a read is in progress. Medium blinking iodicates
calibratioxi. Slow blinking indicates that the tape is initializing, loading, unloading,
or rewinding. The light blinks slowly for 10 seconds indicating drive initialization
on poww-up after the power-up diagnostic has run.
^AU three lights stay on for a few seccmds while the power-up diagnostic test is
running. If all three lights stay on for longer than a few seconds, the power-up
diagnostic has failed or an error occurred during an operation.
3.4.4
If You Have Problems
If an error occurs when you are reading or writing to a tape, all
three lights bHnk. If an error occurs when you are inserting the
tape cartridge, the green light blinks and the tape does not move.
In either event, see Table 6-1 for troubleshooting instructions.
You can use the mouse to point to and select objects on the screen
after instalUng windowing software on your system. To learn how
to use your mouse, see your windowing documentation.
Learning About Your System 3-lS

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