A computer components & hardware forum. HardwareBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » HardwareBanter forum » General Hardware & Peripherals » Storage & Hardrives
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

VXA-2 tape really full ?



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 23rd 04, 06:47 PM
Lynn McGuire
external usenet poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default VXA-2 tape really full ?

I am backing up several PCs using Backup Exec for Workstations
(version 4.61) to an Exabyte VXA-2 tape. I just started getting
the message that the tape is full and it wants me to insert another
tape. In theory, this is an 80 GB tape drive and I am using the
VXA-2 80GB tape. This problem started happening using
hardware compression and continues to happen using software
compression.

Backup Exec says that the tape is full at 1,683,781 files with
102,255,765,292 bytes with 1.89 : 1 software compression.

I am totally surprised that I cannot write at least 150 Gb to the
tape. Is the 64K block size on the tape killing me ? I did erase
the tape using Exabyte's vaxtool first.

Is there some method of telling me exactly how much of the tape
that Backup Exec is using ?

Thanks,
Lynn McGuire


 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
my new mobo o/c's great rockerrock Overclocking AMD Processors 9 June 30th 04 08:17 PM
Making a pure IDE/ATAPI tape drive work in a USB drive enclosure. (0/1) Bloke at the pennine puddle (Replace n.a.v.d with General 0 October 11th 03 05:02 PM
exabyte vxa-2 tape drive error Lynn McGuire Storage & Hardrives 4 September 16th 03 07:56 AM
Tape Erase or format request Howard Huntley Storage & Hardrives 1 September 5th 03 03:48 PM
cutting psu wires Pen General 4 July 27th 03 07:49 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 HardwareBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.