Linux tar: /dev/st0: Cannot write: Invalid argument error and solution

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Q. When I run tar command it fails with an error that read as follows:

tar: /dev/st0: Cannot write: Invalid argument

How do I fix this error under CentOS / Debian / Fedora / RHEL Linux HP server systems?
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