Error Code 62:1154 Tape block size encountered is unrecognizable and unsupported by the application

Article ID: MM0024 The block size on the tape is not recognized by the software.

Symptom

While accessing tape media, the following error is reported:

Error Code 62:1154: 
While trying to read the media label on tape, the tape block size encountered is unrecognizable and unsupported by the application.

Cause

The adapter or drive is not supported, or the driver software version is not compatible.

Resolution

  1. Use the Hardware Compatibility Matrix to verify that your adapter and driver are supported.
  2. If necessary, update your driver software to the latest version.

    If updated the driver software recently, you might need to reinstall the previous version.