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*** A TAPE ERROR OCCURRED: [[writing file: No space left on device]].

*** A TAPE ERROR OCCURRED: [[writing file: No space left on device]].

(OP)
My backups have mysteriously started failing last week for some reason... the error I get is Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004

These dumps were to tape comp010.
*** A TAPE ERROR OCCURRED: [[writing file: No space left on device]].

... I am new to Amanda and did not set it up but I have been digging around to see what it is all about.

The tapes are 25/65 and 35/91. The backup that it is trying to write is 15GB uncompressed. There is plenty of room because it should overwite each time the tape is reused.

Anyone have any ideas??

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