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Re: 2.4.9 /dev/nst1 "Bad file descriptor"

To: Jonathan Dill <dill@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Linux XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.9 /dev/nst1 "Bad file descriptor"
From: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 07:37:01 +0100
In-reply-to: <3BDEE801.C1727CCA@umbi.umd.edu>
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At 12:48 30-10-2001 -0500, Jonathan Dill wrote:
Since upgrading from 2.4.3 to the 2.4.9 prerelease kernels, long tape
writes fail after 1-2 GB on a 20 GB native tape with "Bad file
descriptor" on /dev/nst1.  I switched back to the 2.4.3 kernel and the
tapedrive is working fine.  When I get caught up on my backups and have
some time to play with it, I'll send some more info.  I'm just hoping
that someone may have heard of a problem like this and know what causes

I have no problems writing more then 30GB on a Ultrium LTO drive. Something must have broken. Have you tried tar or just filling with zero's ?


Every program has two purposes one for which
it was written and another for which it wasn't
I use the last kind.

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