Issue with HMC backup

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AS/400 administration
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Hi This is my first trail ......I followed the following process to take backup for the HMC... From HMC Software Maintainance ---> HMC---->Backup critical console data---->backup to DVD on local system. Here I am getting problem with media and giving error like not a compatable disk. Also asking for a farmat the DISK. For this activity I used normal DVD(4.5 GB). Is it required any particular compatabale disks or any IBM supplied Please suggest. Thank you, Krish

Software/Hardware used:
HMC Version6 Relese1

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Yes use DVD-RAM disk .Some time you will have the problem in few brand DVD .So check and use the correct one.

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  • Splat
    If your HMC is like mine, you need to use DVD-RAM not regular DVD. Check the specifications.
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  • DanD
    Yes, and use the initialize option of ISO.
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  • yourpassword
    use DVD-RAM Type 2, 4.7 GB, i faced the same issue, but this DVD type worked, fine.
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  • Iseriesas400
    first you want to foramt the media before taking HMC backup. even though it is fresh media. so first fromat it and then try for backup. it will happen
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