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I have used ioscan -fnC tape and the system identified the tape drive. what is the command to show a listing of what is on the tape? I have used ls /dev/rmt/rmt0 to no avail. can anyone help?
Thanks in advance (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: Randydog
Are there recommendations about the use of cleaning tapes in DDS devices?
Should I clean the tape only when the drive indicates cleaning? Should I clean it once a month, week, even every day?
Is it harmful to clean the tape every day?
Thanks for your insights.
--Peter (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: petervg
Linux admin here, forced to use Opensolaris to try to use ufsdump/ufsrestore to get some data of some old tapes.
I've got Opensolaris 2009.06 on x86 and a Sony SDX-700V.
As a "control" experiment, I booted the system with a Linux live CD and the tape drive worked perfectly.
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Discussion started by: eddy_sysad
I'm at AIX 5.3.
My EOD program is giving following error while writing to tape:
Can't write output
cpio: Media Surface error
Failed on Shell-script
cd /; cpio -ocB 2 >> /autoline/misc/logs/bk.CopyToTape < /autoline/work/BACKUP.01022 1>/dev/rm0
I have tried with several new tapes,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: tayyabq8
I have tape drive in one Lpar. when i saw that time tape is in defined state. After that i deleted the tape drive using the rmdev -R command. Then fired the cfgmgr -v command. But I am not getting the tape drive. Now the drive is even not in defined state also. It is not shown the tape drive. How... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pernasivam
I replaced a HP Superstore Dat 40 with another HP Superstore Dat 40, but my backupedge software keeps putting up error code 1 (device not found) I have tried reinstaling the drive as DAT Alad stp 0 6 0 0. I'm not a computer expert but willing to have a go. I went into Backupedge to try and format a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: James Zwecker
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I need to restore my tape backup, when I type "tape status" it gives;
status : ready beginning-of-tape write-protected
soft errors : 0
hard errors : 0
underruns : 3
but... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: alisevA3
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I'm trying to install a tape drive on a compaq SCO OS 505. well I have gone through the mkdev tape comands and what have you yet no luck. when I reboot and do a simple tape rewind it gives me an error no such device etc.etc. IS there a diference in the xct0 and rct0 a the default?
help.. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kikkin