DLT Drive VS80

Steven Nash Steven_Nash at compuserve.com
Thu Apr 20 09:17:59 CDT 2006


I have cleaned with the cleaning tape, and power cycled the server.  But
this has no effect.

Steve 

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> Subject: Re: DLT Drive VS80
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> Clean it. Frequently.
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> Thanks-
> 
> Peter J. Milanese, System Administrator
> Information Technology Group
> The New York Public Library
> peterm at nypl.org - 212.621.0203
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> ah ya gotta love SCSI tape drives. I would powercycle the drive and
> check the cables. That usually helps for us.
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> HTH,
> Greg
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> 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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