Startup failure is reported for VSD drivers when a Media Server is running on Windows Server 2008 R2

Problem

Startup failure is reported for VSD drivers when a Media Server is running on Windows Server 2008 R2

Error Message

Event ID 7000: The service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the device specified.

Solution

Startup failure is reported for VSD drivers when a Media Server is running on Windows Server 2008 R2.

VSD is a device driver for robotics libraries. TechNote TECH126109 describes the pair of the driver and the inquiry strings of all supported libraries.  Please check the TechNote to determine the VSD driver name.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH126109

When using HP StorageWorks MSL Tape Libraries, the following message is reported in the system event log.

Log Name:      System
Source:        Service Control Manager
Date:          1/16/2010 4:17:21 AM
Event ID:      7000
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      <Computer name>
Description:
The BNCHMRK2 service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the device specified.

This is a plug-n-play related message,and can be safely ignored..

 

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