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unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

Rohit Nagare
Frequent Advisor

unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

I am using HPUX11i and have connected dat drive on it. I use to take regular backup on the same dat drive but today when i fire the backup it gives the error as
/dev/rmt/0mnb: No such device or address
I have rebooted the backup server but and have checked the cable connection all are proper dont know what have gon wrong.

Thanks in advance
Rohit
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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

The OS is telling "No such device or address" even if there is no tape loaded.

Also check the device listed in "ioscan -fnCtape".

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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Rohit Nagare
Frequent Advisor

Re: unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

Hi thanks for the reply,

output file for

# ioscan -fnCtape

Class I H/W Path Driver S/W State H/W Type Description
=======================================================================
tape 0 10/0/15/0.5.0 stape CLAIMED DEVICE DEC TLZ10 (C) DEC
/dev/rmt/0m /dev/rmt/c2t5d0BESTn
/dev/rmt/0mb /dev/rmt/c2t5d0BESTnb
/dev/rmt/0mn /dev/rmt/c2t5d0DDS
/dev/rmt/0mnb /dev/rmt/c2t5d0DDSb
/dev/rmt/c2t5d0BEST /dev/rmt/c2t5d0DDSn
/dev/rmt/c2t5d0BESTb /dev/rmt/c2t5d0DDSnb

regards
Rohit
rariasn
Honored Contributor

Re: unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

djoshi
Frequent Advisor

Re: unable to acces dat drive in HPUX

Hi,

You can try to load the tape driver into kernel again.

Thx,