The Question is:
I'm using a Digital TZ885 autoloader tape device in a Alpha 4100/VMS 7.2-1
environment. As documented in the tape user guide the tape should store on
high density 40GB/tape (I'm using DLTape IV cartridge tapes...). It did not
(it work only up to 20 GB/tap
Attached are the dev inf:
Magtape BBMTR2$MKB500:, device type TZ88, is
online, record-oriented device,
file-oriented device, error logging is enabled,
loader present, controller supports compaction
(compaction disabled), device supports fastskip.
Error count 9
Operations completed 16097597
Owner process "" Owner
Owner process ID 00000000 Dev
Reference count 0 Default
buffer size 64512
Volume status: no-unload on dismount,
beginning-of-tape, odd parity.
The Answer is :
Please ensure that current OpenVMS ECO kits are installed, that
/MEDIA_FORMAT=COMPACTION is used throughout MOUNT, BACKUP, etc,
and that the data involved is actually compressable.
If the problem persists, please contact the Compaq Customer
Support Center for assistance.