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Formating 9.1GB MO disk receive 325MB/side

Hanh_3
Frequent Advisor

Formating 9.1GB MO disk receive 325MB/side

Hi all,
We format 9.1GB MO disk but the result is only 325MB/side.
In the past, we formated MO disk with no error.

Anyone knows what happended?

Thanks very much,
Hanh
3 REPLIES
Marino Meloni_1
Honored Contributor

Re: Formating 9.1GB MO disk receive 325MB/side

Have you formatted the media with the supported blocks of that media? each model have a specific capacity and a specific Block size

marino
Marino Meloni_1
Honored Contributor

Re: Formating 9.1GB MO disk receive 325MB/side

this doc can show some info related to block size and formatting format
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=lpg70302

Hanh_3
Frequent Advisor

Re: Formating 9.1GB MO disk receive 325MB/side

We use HP Data Protector 5.5 to format MO disk. The default block size of drive is 64KB.
OS is Windows 2003 Standard.