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Old 11-23-2010, 04:12 PM   #1
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Tar Input/Output Error

Hi Everyone!

I have a Cache-A LTO-4 tape drive and I'm getting an input/output error when I run the following command: time tar -xvf /dev/nst0 -b 256.

Any ideas on how I can get around this error?

Also, here's the exact error I'm getting:

tar: /dev/nst0: cannot read: Input/Output error

Oh and I'm using GNU Tar v1.2 software.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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