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Chapter 5

Running Diagnostic

Programs

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This chapter explains how to use the diagnostic programs that are available to all users through the Diagnostics Menu screen.

Note: This chapter does not describe the diagnostic programs that require a service key. Programs that require a service key are for authorized field service engineers only.

Accessing the Diagnostics Menu Screen

To access the Diagnostics Menu screen:1 On the main screen, pressMenu.

The GUI displays the Menu screen.

2Press Service.

The GUI displays the Service Menu screen.

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Figure 46 Service

Menu Screen

3Press Diag.

The GUI displays the Diagnostics Menu screen (seefigure 47).

Figure 47 Diagnostics

Menu Screen

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Running the Barcode Scanner Test

Running the Barcode Scanner Test

The Barcode Scanner test causes the bar code scanner to do a complete inventory of the library, scanning each magazine location for the presence of a valid bar code label.

To run the Barcode Scanner test:

1Access the Diagnostics Menu screen (seeAccessing the Diagnostics Menu Screen).

2 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectGeneral.

3Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diags: General screen (seefigure 48).

Figure 48 Diags:

General Screen

4 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectBarcode Scanner.

5Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diag: Barcode screen, which prompts you to set the cycle count (seefigure 49). The rightmost number is highlighted.

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Figure 49 Diag:

Barcode Screen

6Press the Up andDown buttons to change the highlighted number.

7 PressLeft to move the highlight to the next number.

8Repeat steps 6 and7 as necessary until the desired cycle count number is displayed.

Note: Setting the cycle count to0000 causes the test to run continuously.

9Press Right until the cursor is all the way to the right and theSelect button appears.

10Press Selectto set the cycle count, or press Cancelto return to the Diags: Generalscreen without running the Barcode Scannertest.

The test starts and the GUI displays a Running Diag screen. The test stops automatically after completing the selected number of cycles. When the test is complete, the GUI displays a screen indicating the test status.

To abort the test before it completes the selected number of cycles, press Stop.

11Press Back to return to theDiags: General screen.

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Running the Move Medium Test

Running the Move Medium Test

The Move Medium test simulates the movements performed when a SCSIMove Medium command is received via the SCSI interface.

To run the Move Medium test:

1Access the Diagnostics Menu screen (seeAccessing the Diagnostics Menu Screen on page 85).

2 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectGeneral.

3 Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diags: General screen (seefigure 48).4 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectMove Medium.

5Press Select.

The GUI displays the Move Cartridge FROM screen (seefigure 50). A flashing arrow indicates the currently selected source element.

Figure 50 Sample

Move Cartridge FROM

Screen

6Press the Level button to select the level when the desired source element is located.

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7Press the Up andDown buttons to select the source element of the cartridge.

8When the flashing arrow is next to the desired source element, press Select.

The GUI displays the Move Cartridge TO screen (seefigure 51). A flashing arrow indicates the currently selected destination element.

Figure 51 Move

Cartridge TO Screen

9Press the Level button to select the level where the desired destination element is located.

10Press the Up andDown buttons to select the destination element for the cartridge.

11When the flashing arrow is next to the desired destination element, press Select.

The GUI displays the Confirm Move Cartridge screen (seefigure 52).

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Figure 52 Sample

Confirm Move

Cartridge Screen

12Verify that the GUI displays the correct source and destination elements, then press Confirm.

The GUI displays the Diag: Move Medium screen, which prompts you to set the cycle count (seefigure 53). The rightmost number is highlighted.

Figure 53 Diag: Move

Medium Screen

13Press the Up andDown buttons to change the highlighted number.

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14Press Left to move the highlight to the next number.

15Repeat steps 13 and14 as necessary until the desired cycle count number is displayed.

Note: Setting the cycle count to0000 causes the test to run continuously.

16Press Right until the cursor is all the way to the right and theSelect button appears.

17Press Selectto set the cycle count, or press Cancelto return to the Diags: Generalscreen without running the Move Mediumtest.

The test starts and the GUI displays a Running Diag screen. The test stops automatically after completing the selected number of cycles. When the test is complete, the GUI displays a screen indicating the test status.

To abort the test before it completes the selected number of cycles, press Stop.

18Press Back.

The GUI displays the cycle count screen.

19Press Cancel, thenBack to return to theDiags: General screen.

Running the Move Location Test

The Move Location test is similar to theMove Medium test, except that no cartridges are actually moved.

When the Move Location test is cycled once, the robotic hand is moved from its current location to the destination location.

When the Move Location test is cycled more than once, the robotic hand is repeatedly moved between the destination location and a home location, and will return to the home location at the end of

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the selected number of test cycles. The home location depends on whether the destination is a tape drive or a magazine slot:

If the destination is a tape drive, the home location is slot 1 of the level 1 left magazine.

If the destination is a magazine slot, the home location is tape drive 1.

To run the Move Location test:

1Access the Diagnostics Menu screen (seeAccessing the Diagnostics Menu Screen on page 85).

2 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectGeneral.

3Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diags: General screen (seefigure 48 on page 87).

4 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectMove Location.

5Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diag: Move-Location screen (seefigure 54).

Figure 54 Diag:

Move-LocationScreen

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6Press the Up andDown buttons to select the destination for the robotic hand.

7Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diag: Move Location screen, which prompts you to set the cycle count (seefigure 55). The rightmost number is highlighted.

Figure 55 Diag: Move

Location Screen

8Press the Up andDown buttons to change the highlighted number.

9 PressLeft to move the highlight to the next number.

10Repeat steps 8 and9 as necessary until the desired cycle count number is displayed.

Note: Setting the cycle count to0000 causes the test to run continuously.

11Press Right until the cursor is all the way to the right and theSelect button appears.

12Press Selectto set the cycle count, or press Cancelto return to the Diags: Generalscreen without running the Move Locationtest.

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Running the Display Test

The test starts and the GUI displays a Running Diag screen. The test stops automatically after completing the selected number of cycles. When the test is complete, the GUI displays a screen indicating the test status.

To abort the test before it completes the selected number of cycles, press Stop.

13Press Back.

The GUI displays the cycle count screen.

14Press Cancel, thenBack to return to theDiags: General screen.

Running the Display Test

The Display Test allows you to verify that the GUI has no missing pixels and that the two status indicators on the library front panel work correctly.

To run the Display Test:

1Access the Diagnostics Menu screen (see Accessing the Diagnostics Menu Screen on page 85).

2 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectGeneral.

3 Press Select.

The GUI displays the Diags: General screen (seefigure 48 on page 87).

4 Press theUp andDown buttons to selectDisplay Test.

5Press Select.

The test starts. The GUI goes dark momentarily, and both of the status indicators flash. This test lasts approximately three seconds.

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Running the

Demonstration Programs 6

The L25 and L100 provide several built-indemonstration programs and a confidence test you can use to check whether the robotics are functioning properly. You can access these programs through theDemo Programs screen.

Caution: Do not use backup tapes to run these programs. These programs move cartridges around the library; the cartridges will not be in the same position when the program ends.

Accessing the Demo Programs Screen

To access the Demo Programs screen:

1On the main screen, press Menu. The GUI displays theMenu screen.

2Press Demo.

The GUI displays the Demo Programs screen (seefigure 56).

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Figure 56 Demo

Programs Screen

Running the Confidence Test Program

The Confidence Test program moves a data cartridge to each tape drive, each magazine, and the fixed slot. The test ends automatically when the cartridge has been placed in all tape drives, magazines, and fixed slots in the library.

To run the Confidence Test program:

1 Load a single data cartridge into the top left magazine.

Note: Leave all the other magazine slots empty.

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectConfidence Test.

4Press Select.

The Confidence Test program ends automatically when complete.

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Running the Demo 1 Program

Running the Demo 1 Program

The Demo 1 program causes the robot to pick a randomly selected cartridge from its magazine slot and place it in another randomly selected magazine slot.

To run the Demo 1 program:

1Verify that at least one magazine is installed in the library and that at least one cartridge is present.

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 1.

4Press Select.

The Demo 1 program starts. This program continues until you press theStop button.

5If desired, include the drives or the fixed slot in the test:

a Press theLevel button to select the level where the desired drive or fixed slot is located.

b PressDrive 1 orDrive 2 to include a drive.

c PressFixed to include the fixed slot.

6To stop the program, press Stop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

7 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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Running the Demo 2 Program

Running the Demo 2 Program

The Demo 2 program causes the robot to pick a cartridge from the first occupied magazine slot and place it in the next vacant magazine slot. The robot then moves to the next occupied slot and repeats the process.

To run the Demo 2 program:

1Verify that at least one magazine is installed in the library and that at least one cartridge is present.

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 2.

4 Press Select.

The Demo 2 program starts. This program continues until you press theStop button.

5If desired, include the drives or the fixed slot in the test:

a Press theLevel button to select the level where the desired drive or fixed slot is located.

b PressDrive 1 orDrive 2 to include a drive.c PressFixed to include the fixed slot.

6To stop the program, press Stop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

7 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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Running the Demo 3 Program

Running the Demo 3 Program

The Demo 3 program causes the robot to pick a cartridge from a randomly selected occupied magazine slot and place it back in the same slot. The robot then moves to another randomly selected occupied slot and repeats the process.

To run the Demo 3 program:

1Verify that at least one magazine is installed in the library and that at least one cartridge is present.

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 3.

4 Press Select.

The Demo 3 program starts. This program continues until you press theStop button.

5If desired, include the drives or the fixed slot in the test:

a Press theLevel button to select the level where the desired drive or fixed slot is located.

b PressDrive 1 orDrive 2 to include a drive.c PressFixed to include the fixed slot.

6To stop the program, press Stop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

7 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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Running the Demo 4 Program

Running the Demo 4 Program

The Demo 4 program causes the robot to pick a randomly selected cartridge from its magazine slot and place it in another randomly selected magazine slot.

Note: This program is for stacked libraries only.

To run the Demo 4 program:

1Verify that at least:

Two library modules are installed in the stack

One magazine is installed in each library module

One cartridge is present

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen on page 97).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 4.

4 Press Select.

The Demo 4 program starts. This program continues until you press theStop button.

5To stop the program, press Stop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

6 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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Running the Demo 5 Program

Running the Demo 5 Program

The Demo 5 program causes the robot to pick a randomly selected cartridge from its magazine slot and place it in another magazine slot on another level of the stacked library. This test maximizes the use of the StackLink.

Note: This program is for stacked libraries only.

To run the Demo 5 program:

1Verify that at least:

Two library modules are installed in the stack

One magazine is installed in each library module

One cartridge is present

2Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen on page 97).

3 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 5.

4Press Select.

The Demo 5 program starts. This program continues until you press theStop button.

5To stop the program, press Stop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

6 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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Running the Demo 6 Program

Running the Demo 6 Program

The Demo 6 program causes the X, Y, and Theta axes to move randomly.

To run the Demo 6 program:

1Access the Demo Programs screen (seeAccessing the Demo Programs Screen on page 97).

2 Press theUp orDown buttons to selectDemo 6.

3 Press Select.

The Demo 6 program starts.

4 To stop the program, pressStop.

The GUI displays a status screen listing the demonstration program number, the number of cycles completed, and the status of the test: pass or fail.

5 PressBack to return to theDemo Programs screen.

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