Re: [Networker] Confusing tape problem...
Francis Swasey wrote:
I am running Red Hat Linux (RHEL 4 32-bit and 5 64-bit).
I started having this problem with NW 22.214.171.124 and am still having it with NW
What does /usr/sbin/inquire show? Does it report your tape library?
What about /proc/scsi/scsi ?
What about /usr/bin/sg_map ? Does it report all the devices, including
the robot? Can you run 'mt -f /dev/nst#' status for each device?
Finally, is it possible that one or more modules required for proper
tape functionality is not loaded? What does /sbin/lsmod report? Do you
see mptbase, mptscsih, st ???
On 10/14/10 10:21 AM, George Sinclair wrote:
What OS are you running?
I am running Red Hat Linux (RHEL 4 32-bit and RHEL 5 64-bit).
What version of NetWorker?
When I first noticed this problem, I was running NW 126.96.36.199 and it is still
here with NW 188.8.131.52.
What is your set up?
I have a NetWorker server and eight storage nodes. The NetWorker server has
the robot of the
tape library and the fourteen tape drives are direct attached (no switch) to
storage nodes, two storage nodes have one tape drive each, three storage nodes
have two tape
drives each, two storage nodes have three tape drives each.
The problem hits on almost all the tape drives on both versions of RHEL. There
are no error
messages logged in /var/log/messages on the storage node, nor on the tape
library to indicate
that any error really happened.
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