Re: SCSI on Sol8 - read: "not enough space"
From: BJ Chippindale (Bruce.NOSPAM.chipLEASEpindale_at_jpl.nasa.gov)
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 08:35:03 -0700
Thanks... I had been working with the RTOS for so long I
forgot that Solaris had tcopy. It isn't a complete solution
but it reads across the error points. It HESITATES there, but
it reads, throws no errors, and claims to have found the
correctly sized 61440 block at the point where dd and my
Since the tapes go to 35 GB, which would end up in a single
file, I don't think I can use this as a permanent solution,
but it indicates that the tape is ok.
Anthony Mandic wrote:
> BJ Chippindale wrote:
>>I am currently going through the drivers and some possible
>>alignment differences in the code, but thought it useful
>>to ask this board if there's anyone with any idea what is
>>going on here that can add to what I know so far. I
>>suspect that there is something funny happening at the end
>>of the last partial block written and the beginning of
>>the first block in the next write, but I haven't got ANY
>>way to understand that at present.
>>Peculiarities related to read and alignment are of
> I would suggest using tcopy to read both the '02 and '03
> flavours of the tapes and see if it reports any differences
> in the number of records or record sizes. If it gets read
> errors, then its a physical tape issue.
> -am © 2003