The drive where the shap shots are stored is full or corrupt. I had a similar one a while back and it turned out the drive directory was all messed up. > Up until recently, I was running Retrospect 4.3 on a Power Mac 9600, and > backing up servers and workstations (I work for a book publisher) to a > Quantum DLT8000 tape drive. A few weeks ago, however, I got a brand new > G4/466. It's a fairly standard setup (512MB RAM, 30GB IDE HD, Adaptec 2906 > SCSI card, Adaptec 2940UW card, Virex 5.9.1). However, as soon as I ran a > backup, I began receiving client errors similar to the following.... > > - 2/28/2001 11:02:17 PM: Copying Susan McBride on Susan McBride > Couldn't write Snapshot, error -36 (i/o error, bad media?) > 2/28/2001 11:22:11 PM: 1 execution errors > Completed: 2479 files, 1.7 GB > Performance: 85.2 MB/minute > Duration: 00:19:54 (00:00:13 idle/loading/preparing) > > This happens both during normal and recycle backups, but not on all > machines. Each computer generates a single error during the backup. In > addition, I receive numerous errors on my G4 (940 of them this morning, as a > matter of fact), similar to the following.... > > - Can't read file 3Macintosh HD:Applications (Mac OS 9):Acrobat Reader > 4.0:Resource:CMap:AdobeFnt.lst2, error -36 (i/o error, bad media?). > > These files, obviously, aren't getting backed up. > > Norton Utilities doesn't show anything amiss on the hard drive, and I've run > other utilities as well. I have dumped preferences, reinstalled Retrospect > (along with the ADK v1.8 and Driver Update 2.1), swapped out media, and > recreated my backup scripts. The computer works great, except for this > little problem. Looking at the restore options, the snapshots look fine, and > I can restore files, even from the backups that are generating errors. But > still, I get this error every morning...and that makes me nervous. -- ---------------------------------------------------------- To subscribe: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Archives: <http://list.working-dogs.com/lists/retro-talk/> Search: <http://www.mail-archive.com/retro-talk%40latchkey.com/> For urgent issues, please contact Dantz technical support directly at [EMAIL PROTECTED] or 925.253.3050.