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Thanks Sascha #14 tafkaz, Oct 10, 2012 tafkaz Member Joined: Dec 1, 2010 Messages: 65 Likes Received: 0 Hi! But after about some time during the backup process I had again that input/output error!!! But of course some backup software that is able to copy, let's say, three instances then alway remove the oldest....that would be kinda posh... target8:0:3: Domain Validation skipping write tests#lsmodModule Size Used byaf_packet 29064 2iptable_filter 6912 0ip_tables 16324 1 iptable_filterip6_tables 17476 0x_tables 18308 2 ip_tables,ip6_tablesmicrocode 15372 0firmware_class 13568 1 microcodeapparmor 40736 0loop 21636 0osst 54172 http://onlinetvsoftware.net/output-error/bin-ls-input-output-error.php

I chased this up on the 7th of November, and still haven't had any joy. Do not put tapes with valuable data into the drive until you've found a solution - the drive might damage any tape put into it. in syslog i see: Oct 10 10:17:34 proxmox1 kernel: st0: Sense Key : Aborted Command [current] Oct 10 10:17:34 proxmox1 kernel: st0: Add. Thanks again SaschaClick to expand...

Linux Tape Drive Input Output Error

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Maybe that's the problem: tar -tvf /dev/nst0 tar: /dev/nst0: Cannot read: Cannot allocate memory tar: At beginning of tape, quitting now tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now then i tried: bt 0x0, driver bt 0x0, host bt 0x8). will copy the four directory's and do it in a bzip2 copy, to your tape. Dev St0 Input Output Error Adv Reply March 29th, 2010 #5 calyx View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Apr 2005 Location Dublin, Ireland Beans 8 DistroUbuntu

However any attempt to write to the tape drive (via either flexbackup or just tar) results in "/dev/st0: Input/output error" The machine seems to recognise the drive ( HP Storageworks Ultrium Tar Cannot Read: Input/output Error I guess you have to check your data size before copying. However, if I try and catalog the tape - or restore from it, using the syntax tar tvf /dev/st0 or tar xvf /dev/st0 all that I get for my trouble is Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Edit bug mail Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support • Blog Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Hi, Code: mt -f /dev/st0 erase should erase the tape (never tried with lto). I use DDS-3 tapes (12/24 GB).

Tar Cannot Read: Input/output Error

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Do you happen to have a link to the enterprising soul's fix? More about the author How does Coruscant get food? Thanks SaschaClick to expand... Soft error count since last status=0 General status bits on (41010000): BOT ONLINE IM_REP_EN Output of dmesg: st0: Sense Key : Aborted Command [current] st0: Add. Tar Cannot Close Input Output Error

After some time I had that known well input/output error. TAR failed! I managed to take a backup once, using also multiple volumes mode, but it only finished without errors by specifying file sizes with the -L option and giving file chunks of check my blog Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd.

Hi, I guess you are not at the right tape-position. It's been a difficult problem for me to diagnose since I'm accessing the machine remotely Adv Reply April 27th, 2010 #6 calyx View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit I am therefore pretty confident that my hardware and tape media are all OK.

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Now copying data again...if that doesn't help, i will give full erase a try! It defaults to 10, but you can make that whatever you like. I come up with the error tar: /dev/nst0: Cannot write: Input/output errortar: Error is not recoverable: exiting nowThe command I am using istar cvf /dev/nst0 I have tried varies things from If anyone has any suggestions, I'd appreciate it Adv Reply March 24th, 2010 #2 trundlenut View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Cookies and cream Join Date Dec 2008 Location

you can define the number of backups via the storage definition. #19 tom, Feb 17, 2013 tafkaz Member Joined: Dec 1, 2010 Messages: 65 Likes Received: 0 Hi! the handling with mt and such on is an reason why many people like backup-software Udo #12 udo, Oct 10, 2012 tafkaz Member Joined: Dec 1, 2010 Messages: 65 Likes Tried also bacula and tapeware with similar failure results. http://onlinetvsoftware.net/output-error/bin-cat-input-output-error.php Thanx again Sascha #5 tafkaz, Oct 10, 2012 udo Well-Known Member Proxmox VE Subscriber Joined: Apr 22, 2009 Messages: 4,576 Likes Received: 27 tafkaz said: ↑ So i tried to

Thanks! Maybe that is the problem? Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. tar -tvf /dev/st0 will check the tape list it out for you.

Ah, life's just too easy! Closing the bug, as it seems clear that it's not a tar issue. Then I tried backing up a tar file a little bigger than 4GB.