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Sokratis1
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Error when labeling LTO3 tapes

Hi all ! I labeled 2 tapes in networker 8 and the labeled successfully. now I am trying to re-label and I am getting the following error:  "write open error: When accessing a new tape of a multivolume partition, the current block size is
incorrect."   please advice as I cannot use them anymore.

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coganb
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Re: Error when labeling LTO3 tapes

Hi,

According to our knowledgbase, this is an error from Windows:

http://solutions.emc.com/EMCSolutionView.asp?id=esg67616&usertype=C

You should consult the Configuring Tape Devices for EMC NetWorker Technical Note for details of the recommended driver you need depending on your OS and for what block size settings you need.

-Bobby