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Proper way to respond when OSB job is requesting assistance.

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Have OSB ver 10.4.0.1 on Linux.

Can you tell me the proper way to get through this issue? Not sure if I have the proper commands & sequence I'm using.

OSB job states there is an error "Error performing unload operation - element is reserved (library manager)".

-----Original Message-----
From: Oracle Secure Backup
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2013 11:28 PM
To: ME
Subject: Oracle Secure Backup assistance needed for job oracle/2419.235

Dear reader:

Oracle Secure Backup job oracle/2419.235 is requesting assistance.
The job will resume when an operator responds.

If you'd like to view and optionally respond to this request, use --
. the Web tool's Manage/Jobs interface and its Show Transcript function, or
. obtool's transcript display command: obtool catxcr --tail 25 oracle/2419.235

Thank you,
Oracle Secure Backup

My actions -->

I've located a vacant slot (88) in the library I want to unload the tape from drive5 and issue 'unload 88' enter, then what?

Do I 'catxcr --tail 25 oracle/2419.235' again and issue 'go'?

Seems like I go through this sequence many times before job actually starts running again.

ob> catxcr --tail 25 oracle/2419.235
Volume set owner: root
Volume set created: Mon Jan 14 11:51:37 2013
Volume set closes: Tue Jan 15 11:51:37 2013 (no writes after this time)
Media family: prod
Volume set expires: never; content manages reuse
Original UUID: 0e2d1848-40e4-1030-9a5c-002128bcdeec

Archive label:
File number: 24
File section: 1
Owner: root
Client host: dm01db08-priv
Backup level: 0
S/w compression: no
Archive created: Mon Jan 14 22:11:23 2013
Archive owner UUID: 9a02d686-9cb7-102f-99fb-002128bcdeec
Owner class UUID: b1539ae6-9bf4-102f-8699-002128bcdeec
Backup piece name: sonv9i68_1_2
Backup db name: odsprd
Backup db id: 1997710370
Backup copy number: not applicable
Backup content: incremental


End of tape has been reached. Please wait while I rewind and unload the tape.
The Volume ID of the next tape to be written is prod-000993.
Error performing unload operation - element is reserved (library manager)
Please unload the volume from drive5 (raw device "/dev/sg10") and press <return> to continue: unload 88

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