On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 06:53:54PM +1000, Rachel Polanskis wrote:
> While labeling some volumes, I came across this error:
> Mon 02:36:11 PM media warning: rd=chaney:/dev/rmt/1cbn reading: Tape label
> read for volume ? in pool ?, is not recognised by Networker: Not enough
Actually, that's a warning, not an error.
> To be certain, I deleted the volumes and relabeled them again and
> the second time through, there was no error.
Right. Because Networker had successfully labeled it the first time, so
the data on it was readable for the second label attempt.
> The volumes were successfully labeled in the past..... I have never
> seen an error like this before.
This warning is coming from the OS. It appears that instead of an
unlabled tape, this one had data on it with a very large blocksize. The
"not enough space" message means that the buffer that Networker
allocated was not large enough to hold the entire tape block.
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