AFS Assigned Numbers Registry - AFS backup tape module error codes

This is a table of AFS backup tape module error codes, contained in the 'BUTM' error table. A maximum of 256 codes are available in this table. In addition to this table, this data is also available in the form of a com_err error table. The error code values are also available in a C header file.

BUTM error table

Code Value Name Message
0 156568832 BUTM_OLDINTERFACE interface incompatible
1 156568833 BUTM_NOMOUNT there is not an opened tape
2 156568834 BUTM_PARALLELMOUNTS multiple simultaneous opens not permitted
3 156568835 BUTM_MOUNTFAIL can't open tape
4 156568836 BUTM_DISMOUNTFAIL error during tape close
5 156568837 BUTM_IO tape I/O error
6 156568838 BUTM_READONLY write operation on read-only tape
7 156568839 BUTM_BADOP operation inappropriate in this context
8 156568840 BUTM_SHORTREAD read file ended before all data read
9 156568841 BUTM_SHORTWRITE write a zero length file
10 156568842 BUTM_EOT end of tape
11 156568843 BUTM_BADCONFIG problem reading configuration
12 156568844 BUTM_BADARGUMENT argument too long or out of range
13 156568845 BUTM_ENDVOLUME unexpected end of volume data
14 156568846 BUTM_LABEL appended tape label
15 156568847 BUTM_EOD end of dump
16 156568848 BUTM_IOCTL tape device error
17 156568849 BUTM_EOF end-of-file marker
18 156568850 BUTM_BADBLOCK unexpected tape datablock
19 156568851 BUTM_NOLABEL no label on tape
20 156568852 BUTM_POSITION cannot position within the file

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