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If you are using a scsi controller with diagnostic, run them now. It> Hiya.
> I run a Sco OpenServer 5.0.6 server and it does great things.
> Because it is a database server, and runs a critical application I do
> a manual failover in case of disiaster with a second system that is
> identically configured, both hardware and software wise.
> each night we run a backup of the live server and restore it onto the
> failover server. Last week, while attempting to restore the weekly
> master teh Airbag Disks spat out a reject error that basically says it
> can't see any device configured at /dev/rStp0 which is exactly where
> the tape drive was the week earlier, and infact each week that we've
> done this for the past several years.
> I did a check through the boot process and the tape drive is
> definitely identified by teh DPT device. IT hasn't changed ID or bus
> or lun or anything either. So I am at a bit of a loss. Sadly,
> somehow through all this the drives lost their OS too, when I try to
> boot it give some weird fail message about the first round or first
> attempt or first soemthing.
sounds like there is a problem with the controller, buss, or the drive.Run diagnostics there too.>
> Is there anything I can do rather than build my server back from
> Another weird thing is that the LT installation on the live server
> won't create fresh airbag disks for me, either.
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