Using BRMS for backups on 3590 tape, one tape has many read/write errors. How many errors would be considered too...
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many before replacing the tape? Would one temp error per 10 GB be in the ballpark?
One error per 10GB would be in the ballpark. Having been through a few restores in my time, I'd probably just increase my tape budget. If you had a one in 100 chance that the tape would be unusable, I can't afford the one. Pitch it, and get a new tape. Make sure your tape drives are serviced and operating properly.
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