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Wierd One.Since installing Retro 5, I can no longer restore from any legacy DDS-4 tape.

 

DDS-2 and DDS-3 work Fine!!!! I can also write a NEW DDS-4 tape, and that one will restore back to the Hard drive OK. Even wierder - Retro 4.3 is behaving the same way. Restores will start, copy about 3 megs, and then just stop (the two activity lights - source and destination, just stop flickering). There is no error message, and this state continues until I tell the restore to stop (incomplete.) It's not crashing or freezing - just stopping. Same DDS-4 DAT drive I've been using flawlessly for a year with 4.3. Only device on the scsi buss. Same cord. Nothing else new installed or changed. I stand to loose 100 gigs of backups if this doesn't get resolved, so I'm concerned. Any ideas anybody? G4 Mac 733, 840 Ram, Sys 9.2.2

 

Michael Hamilton

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Please provide details on your configuration:

 

 

 

Retrospect Version and build

 

RDU (if present)

 

Computer Model and speed

 

OS X version and build

 

Device (from Retrospect's Configure > Devices > Device Status window)

 

Device firmware (in the version column of the Device Status window)

 

Device interface

 

Media brand and size

 

Other Devices

 

Adapter Card

 

Adapter Card firmware

 

Adapter Card driver for OS X

 

 

 

Thanks,

 

 

 

Irena Solomon

 

Dantz Tech Support

 

 

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