[TUHS] Someone wants to use an exabyte

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 28 07:25:20 AEST 2019

On Wed, 27 Nov 2019, Arthur Krewat wrote:


> Very odd circumstance, but block size has a lot to do with trying to 
> read tapes. QIC-150, 8mm, 9-track, I've run into it a lot.

Yep; you tended to use the biggest block size you could, in order to cut 
down on the number of inter-record gaps (and of course, efficiency).

-- Dave

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