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I am not sure how to install tapefix. I seem to follow to the make, and then error with doing a make. The downloaded file in the tmp. I have qunzip, & tared.
This is where I do not understand. Make????
I have tapefix.tar.gz. I have ungziped to a tape.tar. tared and I have a folder with 4 files.
Makefile, query.c README setvarblock.c
This is what I get when I do a make:
FORDONE:/tmp/tapefix # ls
Makefile README query.c setvarblock.c
cc -o query query.c
make: cc: Command not found
make: *** [query] Error 127
This is the error I get after doing a: mt -f /dev/st0 setblk 0.
When I do below,
tar tvf /dev/st0
tar: /dev/st0: Cannot read: Input/output error
tar: At beginning of tape, quitting now
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
I am still having a format error and I need to find out what and see if we can correct the problem.
Last edited by sjpiv44; 04-07-2008 at 06:14 PM.
Thanks for you responce Michael. Yes I have been successful in writing to a tape and then viewing the contents. I will be at site today and copy a few files and then write them back.
I was successful in archiving the files from the SCO, UNIX, system and then writing them on the SUSE, Linux, system with a tape device that died shortly there after. It was replaced it with an HP 1599A. They previously had a 1599A and had to replace it with a 1533. I have just verified that the HP 1599A replaced the 1533.
That is why I am trying to install tapefix routines on the linux system.
I am still having a tape read problem. Also, I would like to the the [./configure] commands working.
As above, pertaining to the make:cc : command not found, problem, I would like to fine out where the problem occurs. And if the C++ compiler is not installed, how do I install in SUSE?
The SCO tape has been written successfully in January. I have not been able to repeat it sense. I would really like to use this media because there are a large number of large files that we need. Floppy, fpt, uucp do not seem to be an option.
see the responce that I got on the commands you suggested.
mt -f /dev/st0 status
drive type = Generic SCSI-2 tape
drive status = 318767104
sense key error = 0
residue count = 0
file number = 0
block number = 0
Tape block size 0 bytes. Density code 0x13 (DDS (61000 bpi)).
Soft error count since last status=0
General status bits on (41010000):
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