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can't take backup on sco unixware 7.1.3

mahmoud_5
Occasional Contributor

can't take backup on sco unixware 7.1.3

dear all;
i have Fujitsu primergy TX200 server with LSI mega raid card. i'm trying to bakup my files to the DAT72 dat drive. for the first time after reboot the following message appear "ksh: /dev/rmt/ctape1: cannot create [I/O error] "
after that it working ok and complete the backup but if i tried to restor it it halt after awhile with the following message
even after install the latest maintenance pack and the latest driver i got from both lsilogic and sco but nothing changed.
please help
3 REPLIES
mahmoud_5
Occasional Contributor

Re: can't take backup on sco unixware 7.1.3

sorry the error message when restore is "ux:cpio:HALT: cannot read from device"
Mahesh Kumar Malik
Honored Contributor

Re: can't take backup on sco unixware 7.1.3

Hi Mahmoud

Clean the tape head using cleaning tape and insert new media and then try backup and restore.

Regards
Mahesh
mahmoud_5
Occasional Contributor

Re: can't take backup on sco unixware 7.1.3

i already do that; i also changed both the drive and the tapes !