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"Input/output error" logged in NDMP log

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NDMP


  • During NDMP backup to tape "Input/output error" logged in NDMP log:
Wed Jun 07 2023 00:28:12 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:XXXX] [XXXXX]   INFO: TEST READY: STD  0x70 (Current) sense 2 (NOT READY) (len 64) {rst26a}
Wed Jun 07 2023 00:28:12 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:XXXX] [XXXXX]   INFO: TEST READY: ASC/Q 0401 [LUN Not Ready, Calibration in Process]
Wed Jun 07 2023 00:28:15 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:XXXX] [XXXXX]   INFO: SCSI: OPEN: rst26a NOT READY: error 5: NDMPD unix error: Input/output error
  • This is logged until the tape is ready(loaded) and the backup continues or the backup is aborted

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