IBM 3590 Tape Drive, Ubuntu Sever, MT read/write error
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tar: /dev/st0: Cannot read: Input/output error
tar: At beginning of tape, quitting now
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Pattern matching characters used in file names. Please,
tar: use --wildcards to enable pattern matching, or --no-wildcards to
tar: suppress this warning.
tar: *: Not found in archive
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
I realize this is a fairly old post and you've probably rectified the problem by now but maybe you could call up the manufacturer. Usually the systems come with lifetime tech support and I'm sure they could help you out with trying to get this data read. I personally am annoyed by most call in tech services but if you can get past the annoying part they can usually figure it out for you. For more information on the IBM 3590 H1A model you can visit our site at http://www.cpuinc.com/3590-tape-driv...1-tape-drives/. You can also email us with tech support questions at email@example.com. I hope this helps.
Last edited by jkieth; 02-14-2009 at 09:59 AM.
Reason: additional references for support