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Old 12-20-2012, 03:37 AM   #1
kimurayuki
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tar: close error: I/O error means tape full???


Hi folks,

When appending files from Solaris server to a tape "HP DAT-72", received this error message "tar: close error: I/O error".

Does this mean the tape is full?


provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%tar cvf /dev/rmt/0n add.sh
a add.sh 1 tape blocks
tar: close error: I/O error

Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1f,700000/pci@0/scsi@2/st@0,0 (st0):
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 Error for Command: write file mark Error Level: Fatal
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Requested Block: 1 Error Block: 1
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Vendor: HP Serial Number: 9 $DR-1
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Sense Key: Volume Overflow
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] ASC: 0x0 (end of partition/medium detected), ASCQ: 0x2, FRU: 0x0
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] End-of-Media Detected

provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%mt -f /dev/rmt/0n status
HP DAT-72 tape drive:
sense key(0x13)= EOT residual= 0 retries= 0
file no= 3778 block no= 1
provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%
 
Old 12-20-2012, 09:30 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by kimurayuki View Post
Hi folks,

When appending files from Solaris server to a tape "HP DAT-72", received this error message "tar: close error: I/O error".

Does this mean the tape is full?


provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%tar cvf /dev/rmt/0n add.sh
a add.sh 1 tape blocks
tar: close error: I/O error

Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1f,700000/pci@0/scsi@2/st@0,0 (st0):
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 Error for Command: write file mark Error Level: Fatal
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Requested Block: 1 Error Block: 1
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Vendor: HP Serial Number: 9 $DR-1
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] Sense Key: Volume Overflow
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] ASC: 0x0 (end of partition/medium detected), ASCQ: 0x2, FRU: 0x0
Oct 11 13:31:19 BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.notice] End-of-Media Detected

provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%mt -f /dev/rmt/0n status
HP DAT-72 tape drive:
sense key(0x13)= EOT residual= 0 retries= 0
file no= 3778 block no= 1
provadm@BDK_OLP_NPOLP_01: provadm/tmp%
Yes (X 4).
 
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