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Sorry I posted it in wrong forum first.
OK, I'm new to Unix (but an IT since DOS 6.2 era) Long story short I'm trying to help a friend who has failing Unix system which is perhaps 16 years old with SCO Openserver 3.4v4.2 with DDS90 Tape where they backup their data. I've setup a Dell Precision... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: shunail
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
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 a problem with one of my drives in an aix box. The library is a 3583 and Aix is 5.3 TL9
The problem was that the fibre channel not work and I change the fibre but when I logging to the aix box I got this in the rmt3
lsdev | grep rmt
rmt0 Available 03-08-00-6,0... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
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
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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
I have just installed an HP dat72 external tape drive to an IBM 275 Intellistation (AIX 5L). It was installed as an Other SCSI Tape Drive (rmt1). I am using the Web Based System Manager at this point to do an initial backup
of a journaled file system. I am getting an error and am... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: joeweisser