Wondering how to resolve the error ‘tar /dev/st0 cannot write invalid argument’? We can help you in resolving it.
Recently, one of our customers approached us saying that he came across the error message “tar /dev/st0 cannot write invalid argument” while trying to take a backup using the tar command.
This error can occur while trying to write a large file on tape.
Here at Bobcares, we have seen several such command-related errors as part of our Server Management Services for web hosts and online service providers.
Today we’ll see the cause for this error message. Also, let us see how to fix it.