LTO3 Ultrium tapes and Backup Exec 10d - capacity show incorrect on media label

I installed an Dell LTO3 tape system with Backup Exec 10d.  

If go to my Media Set and right click a Medial Label, the statistics tab show a capacity of less than 100GB.

The tapes are Ultrium3 (400GB/800GB).    


Is the media label statistics something different than the tape capacity?  

Thanks guys..

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top_rungAsked:
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DisorganiseCommented:
make sure you've got LTO3 drivers installed - perhaps windows has detected it as LTO (1).

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top_rungAuthor Commented:
The drive is a Dell PowerVault 114T (http://www1.us.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pvaul_114t?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz)

I Installed the drivers that came with the drive's Dell Powervault CD.Dell's support on the 114T is slim!  The disk that ships with the drive is for the 110T and I assume its the same only that the 114T is a two drive system versus a single for the 110T.

In Device Manager, it shows as:  IBM Ultrium III Tape Drive.  I assume this indicates the ability to handle 400/800GB capacity.










top_rungAuthor Commented:
more clarification:  The drive is a Dell PowerVault 114t LT03 Ultrium
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top_rungAuthor Commented:
Spoke to Veritas and they "require" there own drivers.  Although mine were the proper LTO3 drivers from Dell, they want to use their own.

So unistalling the Dell supplied drivers and reinstalling the Veritas drivers worked.   I also had to remove the device within Veritas and re-add.

DisorganiseCommented:
I should have thought of that - we tend to use the Veritas drivers by default (after getting windows drivers installed though), just didn't think, sorry.

Glad you got it sorted though
top_rungAuthor Commented:
Thank you for giving your input.

You pointed me in the right direction and in doing so, it got me on the phone with Veritas.


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