SCSI error "Sense Key : Data Protect" with "Add. Sense: Write protected"

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Issue

  • /var/log/messages reports errors similar to;

    kernel: sd 7:0:2:23: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
    kernel: sd 7:0:2:23: [sdb] Result: hostbyte=invalid driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
    kernel: sd 7:0:2:23: [sdb] Sense Key : Data Protect [current]
    kernel: sd 7:0:2:23: [sdb] Add. Sense: Write protected
    kernel: sd 7:0:2:23: [sdb] CDB: Write(10): 2a 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 00
    kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sdb, sector 0
    

Environment

  • Red Hat enterprise Linux Any Version

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