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Compaq 35/70 bad block??

Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Compaq 35/70 bad block??

in event viewer we got this error every night The device, \Device\Tape0, has a bad block.

and in backup exec the error is Storage device "Compaq 0" reported an error on a request to write data to media.

Error reported:
Data error (cyclic redundancy check)
backup failed

the backup operation alway abort after 5 gig.. i have tryed with different tape but with same result

is my 35/70 gb DLT defective??

info: one compaq 35/70gb DLT external on a stand alone server ML 5500...

anyhelp will be appreciate
thanks