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For performance, reliability and to fix issues the HP StorageWorks Ultrium 232 drive firmware is advancing to P53W for the HP StorageWorks 1/8 Autoloader.
Changes in this release:
Additional write correction algorithms
Several Tape Alert improvements
Enhanced tape loading/threading reliability
Improved Force Eject functionality
Multiple performance improvements
Fixes for some rare drive hang issues
Many improvements for accurately positioning tape
Enhancements for tape interchange with non-HP drives
Improved unloading and pin parking algorithms
Ability for Library and Tape Tools to obtain logs when the library is off-line or not ready
Fixes for a couple rare firmware update issues
Several fixes for reserve/release commands
Improved “prevent media removal�? command behavior
AF202A – HP StorageWorks Ultrium 232 1/8 Tape Autoloader
The firmware files can be obtained through the HP support pages at:
Alternatively, the firmware files can be obtained through the Library and Tape Tools diagnostic.
NOTE: Once update has started do NOT power off unit or interrupt the firmware update process until the firmware update is complete otherwise the product could be left in a non-usable state.
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