Question about Benchmark DLT1 DLT Tape Drive
We are using the Benchmark with Veritas 9.1 software. We had the drive disconnected for several months but decided to start using it again on a different server. Now all the tapes originally used in this drive are giving a
We are trying to figure out if this is a problem with the drive or the Veritas installation. We have tried many different previously used tapes but don't have any brand new ones.
Have you tried cleaning the unit tape heads and path?
Posted on May 12, 2008
Sounds a bit strange - I've seen this happen when tapes are re-used in a different drive but not when re-used in the same drive. You could try degaussing (magnetically wiping) the tapes. This should effectively make them appear as new ones.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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