Re: [Networker] [Re: scanner failing]

2008-05-12 19:34:02
Subject: Re: [Networker] [Re: scanner failing]
From: Tim Mooney <Tim.Mooney AT NDSU DOT EDU>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 18:31:16 -0500
In regard to: [Networker] [Re: scanner failing], Scotty Lippold said (at...:

# mt -f /dev/rmt/2cbn stat
Vendor 'HP      ' Product 'Ultrium 2-SCSI ' tape drive:
  sense key(0x12)= EOF   residual= 0   retries= 0
  file no= 1   block no= 0
# mt -f /dev/rmt/2 rewind
# mt -f /dev/rmt/2cbn stat
Vendor 'HP      ' Product 'Ultrium 2-SCSI ' tape drive:
  sense key(0x0)= No Additional Sense   residual= 0   retries= 0
  file no= 0   block no= 0

What does

        mt -f /dev/rmt/2cbn config

report?  Also, since this was a freshly installed server, have you applied
relevant patches, especially any st-related patches?  Since the system can
write to tapes and recover/read them, it still seems to point to a blocksize
mismatch between your new config and your old tapes.

Tim Mooney                                        Tim.Mooney AT ndsu DOT edu
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