At 01:24 PM 9/17/97 -0500, you wrote:
>We are having much trouble restoring a library on a V3R2 model 300 machine
>from a tape made on a V3R7 model 500 machine.  We are using 8 mm tapes,
>doing an INZTAP on the V3R7 machine and then a SAVLIB.  Programs (ILE
>COBOL) are created for V3R2 use.  
>When we do a RSTLIB on the V3R2 model 300 machine, the tape stops working,
>the DEVD is damaged, the device goes to FAILED status and the CPU
>utilization hits the roof.  If we vary the device off, the CPU utilization
>drops to normal, but the device cannot be varied back on successfully.  It
>goes to RCYPND mode resulting in an IPL to get it back online.  
>Any ideas?

A few points:

1.      It sounds like an 8mm hardware problem.

2.      In general, 8mm sucks.

3.      Are you sure of the TGTRLS parameter of the SAVLIB command???


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