Backup Exec 2010 - Backup to Tape - Hardware error
Posted on 2013-05-22
Our company hasn't used tape backup for a while and i'm trying to get this going again. I'm experiencing an issue however and the errors don't give me much to go on.
Backup Software: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3
Tape Drive: HP StorageWorks 1/8 Ultrium 960 Autoloader
Firmware: Latest version
Drivers: Using Symantec drivers
So for example i put 8 tapes into the Autoloader, did a quick erase on all the tapes. Ran the job and it got as far as 786GB before failing. Retried by erasing the tapes and running the job again and it reached 1.4TB before failing again
After the job failed i did an inventory and some tapes show as Not appendable (Media Full) and a couple show as Not appendable (End marker unreadable)
Backup Exec just reports that there is an error E00084ED - A Hardware error occurred.
In the event log there are the following errors: 33152, 57665, 34113
Can someone help me resolve this?