Having trouble with an IDE tape drive - Dell Powervault 100T (Travan 20/40 Gb drive). Server is a Dell Poweredge 800, P4 2.8Ghz, 1Gb Ram, SCSI HDD's. SCO Openserver 5.0.7 with MP3 installed. I have installed the tape drive using mkdev tape, and it seems to have been added successfully, however whenever we try to use it we get errors like:
dd if=/dev/rct0 of=/tmp/nigel.tape count=100 dd: read error: I/O error (error 5) cpio -itv</dev/rct0 cpio: I/O error on read().
Jun 24 10:42:50 scosysv WARNING: wdRdWrData(unit 0) read overrun: requested 6, g ot 14 words Jun 24 10:42:50 scosysv NOTICE: Stp: Error on SCSI tape 0 (ha=0 bus=0 id=0 lun=0 ) Jun 24 10:42:50 scosysv Illegal request
Any help would be very much appreciated. I hope I have provided enough info.
Jason Wood - email@example.com
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