Environment is Solaris 2.4 Sparc 1000e.
I started a ufsrestore yesterday to test a suspect tape.
The session hung and now the process will not die. So I can't do a
backup of anything!
Answers: In my case, I rebooted after unsuccessfully trying to kill the
i) The majority of people said that, in their experience, a reboot was how
they "fixed" this problem.
ii) Power-cycling the tape drive, repeatedly trying to kill the process
while the drive is both off and on.
iii) Also, loading a scratch tape into the drive and trying to bring the
device back online, in the hope the process will pick it up.
Thanks to the following for their advice:
Viet Q Hoang
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