[TUHS] Someone wants to use an exabyte

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Tue Nov 26 03:45:15 AEST 2019

On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 12:40:22PM -0500, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> PS: DAT 4mm tape drives, especially whatever Sun was using, were awful.

It's no secret that I enjoyed my years at Sun, but I can't defend these
drives, I had the same experience.  When I look back on it, the only
tapes that I remember being reliable where the 9 track reel to reel
and the QIC-150.  Once it got to GB sized tapes, everything seemed
like crap.

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