[Veritas-bu] tape spanning

2003-12-10 11:37:53
Subject: [Veritas-bu] tape spanning
From: Imran.a.Khan AT DOT com (Khan Imran A)
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:37:53 -0000
I might just try that, thanks 

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Hellier [mailto:rlh AT lsil DOT com] 
Sent: 10 December 2003 16:35
To: Khan Imran A
Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] tape spanning

Khan Imran A wrote:
> Hi
> We have a 16 Windows 2000 clients backing up on dedicated gigabit LAN to
> window 2000 backup server which has a FC card installed. A Scalar 100
> library which has SAN module and so takes FC from backup server and
> to SCSI connected to 4 LTO drives
> This has been working OK for 4 months and suddenly started getting mainly
> media write 84 error and some error 85 First it was for one or two of the
> scheduled jobs now it occurs on randomly across different jobs. The drives
> keep getting 'Downed any afterwards ideas
> When looking at the logs and reports the following is written
> "Tar write error (10054)"

        A long shot (but one that has impacted us with a somewhat similar
config) is (intermittent) failure of the FC -> SCSI bridge in the

Are there any diagnostics you can run that would check this out?

Good Luck!


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