[TUHS] Someone wants to use an exabyte

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Nov 25 13:29:02 AEST 2019

On Mon, 25 Nov 2019, George Michaelson wrote:

> I just failed with a Sun DAT drive. Cable and card bought online, 
> recognized by the mt command, but all it does is eject tapes.

They're worse than 9-track tapes, and that's saying something :-)

Oh, if you must use one, make sure to use data-quality tapes, not the 
cheaper media.

-- Dave

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