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I need to make some restore tapes for our old AIX systems
I have purchased some DDS2 tapes and cleaning tapes
The tape drive is rmt0
what commands can I enter to run the cleaning tape through the drive
and are the any commands I can enter to test these drives
prior to using... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: madmacher
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)
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Good Morning, All,
I need to know what are PACs and DDS Packets in Unix and whats its advantage?
Please help me in understanding this or refer me to some material so that I can have a better understanding of it.
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I have BIG headache with an old unix server I have and I need some help and ideas how to solve them effectively. Thanks in advance
I have an OLD SCO OpenServer 5 release 5 server with DDS4 tape device.
I also have a box full of DDS4 tapes with data inside. I... (3 Replies)
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Dear Experts and Advanced User,
I encounter a rare problem as mentioned above. I am not able to read the tape cartridge using the following command:
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It will prompt me with the message saying DD I/O error, broken pipe; everytime the above command... (1 Reply)
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I'm trying to mount a SUN DDS-2 tape drive on a SUN Ultra 80 machine running Solaris 9. I had the SCSI drive connected at time of install, I'm very new to Solaris so I don't know if Solaris would detect the drive like that and install some form of device driver. But, what im posting... (2 Replies)
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Does anyone know how to partition 4mm DDS tapes in any flavor of UNIX besides HP-UX? My HP-UX box died and I have bunch of backup tapes with two partitions on them and I can't figure out how to read the second partition using other kinds of UNIX.
Thanks in advance,
Darren (1 Reply)
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How do I find if a server contains a DDS3 or a DDS2 drive remotely ?
I checked in SMIT and I noticed the description field according to tape drives, but is there another more thorough way?
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is it possible to see what is in a dds tape?
like in dos, we can write dir a: to see the contents of it?
PS : actually, i came from a DOS background. so most of the time, i will try to relate unix to dos. of course, dos never came close to unix. but unix is like many instances of dos... (3 Replies)
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