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SL150 Tape Library - LTO Tape Drive Reporting " A Non Recoverable Error Reported " While Performing Linux Script Backup. (Doc ID 2663245.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2021

Applies to:

StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
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A non recoverable error reported for drive# 1 in backup application ( Oracle UEK 6 OS to do the backups)

Troubleshooting steps have been taken so far: -- tape drive replaced, but issue not resolved

Need to resolve the backup issue

Test result:

[root@oramedia-01 scripts]# ./
drive# 0 block 1
Loading media from Storage Element 29 into drive 0...done
Starting backup run# 1 ...

real 0m11.847s
user 0m0.003s
sys 0m0.003s
Verifying tape run# 1 ...

tar: Removing leading `/' from member names


Move the tape to the other drive
tar -xzf /dev/tape/by-path/pci-0000:20:00.0-sas-0x500xxxx000d82c5d-lun-0 etc
tar -xzf /dev/tape/by-path/pci-0000:20:00.0-sas-0x500xxxx000d82c5d-lun-0 etc
tar (child): /dev/tape/by-path/pci-0000\:20\:00.0-sas-0x500xxxx000d82c5d-lun-0: Cannot open: No such file or dy
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now


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