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Cannot prepare 'Recovery Archive': unknown device type


Update to 10.3.5 may cause disk prepare failures for cold copies (multi disk archive)


After update to 10.3.5, both multi and single disk docks fail to prepare disk media for cold copies (archives).


*** Caution:  For advanced users only. ***

*** May cause un-repairable damage! ***

For single-disk jobs:


# Determine your single dock archive device
/usr/bp/bin/hotplug scan

# [workaround] prepare single dock drive device
# e.g. /usr/bp/bin/uarchive-scripts/ /dev/sdf test-name
/usr/bp/bin/uarchive-scripts/ [device] [label]

Replace [device] with the device as seen in the example, and [label] with the device label, also seen in the example.


For multi-disk jobs:

/usr/bp/bin/uarchive-scripts/ "Recovery Archive" [label]

This should be resolved in a coming release, negating the need to run this CLI-based workaround.

Replace [label] with the device label as seen in the example.



Change made in 10.3.5 code.


See also KBs 6707 (USB attached single disk archive) and 6708 (eSATA attached single disk archive).

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