You've mixed the use of double and single quotes by the look of it.
What is really causing the insert to fail? My object name is 4 characters long; max lenght is 30 characters. Oracle 10.2 on RHE rel 4. SQL> insert into test
<snip> "Backup failed : Please check /u02/backups/backups_26810.err for errors" </snip> is probably being treated as an identifier.
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