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umang shah_1
Occasional Contributor

data read error

Data read error problem is get a backup in hp-ux 10.20 and server is hp rp dclass 380.
i change the tape drive tape media and scsi cable but error is data read error.
I take a backup 5 mb backup is completely sucessfully but i take a back 100 mb did not get a backup and error message is data read error.
Tape drive is lto3.
2 REPLIES
SoorajCleris
HPE Pro

Re: data read error

Hi Umang,

what about the terminators?

Do you have any other devices connected to the same channel?

Did you try to change the backup source and check?

which command are you using for taking the backup?


Regards,
Sooraj
"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity" - Dennis Ritchie
sahir_1
Frequent Advisor

Re: data read error

Hi ,

It is looking like your tape drive have some problem..Try cleaning of tape drive with cleaning dat..