From: John P. Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Wed 11 Sep 2002 - 08:47:57 IST
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 01:20:50AM +0100, ger mentioned:
> This could be due to the block size when reading from the tape. I have
> found unless you read the tapes back with a blocksize of 32K or 64K on
> DDS-3 Drives you will get errors.
Yep. Especially if they were written to by solaris (20k block size). GNU
Tar uses a 10k block size.
Kate, who mistakenly threw out a very important tape of backups because of
this stupid feature
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