- Backup is failing while taking backup to Tape Drive. While checking the status of the Tape Drive, getting below errors
#mt -f /dev/st0 status /dev/st0: Inappropriate ioctl for device
There were no changes in the Hardware or Software. However, power had went off for some time, and after starting the power, Tape Drive was inaccessible.
Tape drive is not detected in the system and the status on it fails with the above error.