Tape drive problem...

Peter Elsner peter at servplex.com
Tue Apr 22 06:07:04 PDT 2003

Have a new box running 4.7-RELEASE-p10.
It's a Dell with a 20/40 GIG Traven IDE tape drive in it.

When trying to backup to the tape and/or restore from the tape, I get the 
following error message:

modice# tar cvf /dev/ast0 *
ast0: REZERO command timeout - resetting
ata2: resetting devices .. done

If there are only 10 or so files in the directory, they do backup and can 
be restored, but you still get the
error messages...

If there are more than 10, you get the above error messages, and only the 
first 10 (sometimes only 8) files
get backed up.

Anyone seen this before?


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