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Replaced HP DLT Drive and now DLT tapes are seen as AIT tapes

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Yelp! Using version 5.1 of Retrospect with most recent device drivers. Running on OS 9.2 on an old 9600/233 tower. Everything was fine [for years] until the drive failed and was replaced by HP under warranty. Now it is seeing Maxell 40/80 DLT tapes as SAIT tapes and giving errors about the media type being 'too different' to add to existing storage sets.

 

Although I can retrive files from previous backup media it will not write any more.

 

Anyone come across this before?

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Hi

 

Does the new drive have write compatibility with your old tapes? Some newer tape drives can read old tapes but they cannot write to them.

 

Thanks

Nate

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