Re: [Networker] Confusing tape problem...

2010-10-13 15:05:49
Subject: Re: [Networker] Confusing tape problem...
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 15:04:37 -0400
Strange. Do you have a tape on hand where you can overwrite the data on it? If 
so, put it in a tape drive and tar a file to it and see how long it takes. Use 
a file that's a decent size and time it as in

timer tar cvf /dev/ns1 file

and repeat for each tape drive. Do this several times per device and see if tar 
throws any errors up on the screen and what performance you get.

On Oct 13, 2010, at 2:56 PM, Francis Swasey wrote:

> Thanks Stan,
> I've checked the /var/log/messages files on the storage node that has the 
> tape drive attached,
> on the nsrserverhost that has the robotics, and the event log on the Qualstar 
> Library.  The
> only errors I find are in the nsrserverhost log and they are the NetWorker 
> errors saying there
> was an I/O Error on the tape -- but there is no I/O error listed in the 
> /var/log/messages file
> on the storage node like there should be.
> Frank
> On 10/13/10 2:47 PM, STANLEY R. HORWITZ wrote:
>> Check the system log files on the server and any storage nodes for errors.
>> On Oct 13, 2010, at 9:39 AM, Francis Swasey wrote:
>>> I am having an issue with my tape system that I hope someone can help me 
>>> get some insight into.

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