> We have have an engineer on a customer site having problems
> with a Sun 4G DAT drive on Solaris 2.4:-
> unix: WARNING: /iommu@f,e0000000/sbus@f,e0001000/espdma@f,400000/esp@f,800000/st@4,0 (st4):
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: Error for command 'space' Error Level:
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: Fatal
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: Requested Block 8008, Error Block: 8008
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: Sense Key: Hardware Error
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: Vendor 'ARCHIVE':
> Sep 16 13:25:20 unix: ASC = 0x44 (internal target failure), ASCQ = 0xc2, FRU = 0x0
> The error occurs on command read, then space, then rezero/rewind.
> Drive has been cleaned, cables + terminator checked.
> Anybody know exactly what this error is? It isn't an FAQ and
> isn't in INFODOC 11371, Solaris Common Error Messages.
> A quick response would be appreciated as I'm trying to decide
> whether to send a replacement drive to the site.
As expected concensus was that the drive was at fault. As it
turned out the fault was intermittent, with some tape
copying/system dump operations completing successfully, others
not. I didn't receive an exact description of what the error
really meant, but have gone for a replacement anyhow.
Harvey Wamboldt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and any others whose replies are on their way...
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