mt and tar fail on LTO-5 drives

Eliot Moss moss@cs.umass.edu
Mon Aug 19 20:28:00 GMT 2013


On 8/19/2013 3:53 PM, bartels wrote:
> On 08/19/2013 08:44 PM, Guy Harrison wrote:

> Thanks Guy, but these troubles are only seen with tar / mt.
> Both drives work fine with LTFS.

I know I am grasping at straws, but I wonder if manually
setting the tape length with tar's --tape-length option
would be of any use here ...

Not sure if you can fool it into continuing ...

Regards -- Eliot Moss

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