DLT Drive VS80

Greg Dickie greg at max-t.com
Thu Apr 20 08:33:31 CDT 2006


ah ya gotta love SCSI tape drives. I would powercycle the drive and
check the cables. That usually helps for us.

HTH,
Greg

On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 14:25 +0100, Steven Nash wrote:
> Over the last week or 2 I have been having backups fail on my PowerEdge
> 600SC DLT Drive.  I have tried a new tape but after running it twice the
> backup failed each time, about 4 hrs into the backup.  I am using tar under
> Fedora 3.  Does this look like a drive fault?  The system is about 3 and a
> half years old.
> 
> Here is an extract from /var/log/messages
> 
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: st0: Error with sense data: Current st0:
> sense key Not Ready
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: Additional sense: Logical unit not ready,
> manual intervention required
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: st0: Error with sense data: Current st0:
> sense key Not Ready
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: Additional sense: Logical unit not ready,
> manual intervention required
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: st0: Error on write filemark.
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: st0: Error with sense data: Current st0:
> sense key Not Ready
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate kernel: Additional sense: Logical unit not ready,
> manual intervention required
> Apr 20 13:28:21 mailgate backup-all: Bad exit status for tar: 141
> Apr 20 13:28:26 mailgate kernel: st0: Error 10000 (sugg. bt 0x0, driver bt
> 0x0, host bt 0x1).
> Apr 20 13:28:27 mailgate backup-all: Backup completed
> 
> Steve
> 
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