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Recovering from Parity Errors?

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The Question is:

Can parity errors while trying to retrieve save sets from a tk50 tape be
resolved so that the other save sets can be retrieved?

The Answer is :

  The answer depends highly on the particular cause of the parity errors.
  These errors can arise from causes such as a contaminated or malfunctioning
  read-write head, an I/O hardware problem, a software problem, or a media
  Please contact your hardware support organization as a first step.
  If this does prove to be a media problem, there are organizations that
  specialize in commercial data recovery.

answer written or last revised on ( 15-DEC-1999 )

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