[rescue] reading old IBM 3490E tape?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Oct 8 17:03:49 CDT 2002
On Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at 03:49 PM, Michael Decerbo wrote:
> A friend of mine in San Francisco needs to get the data off a 3490E
> tape, which from the limited Web searching I have been doing looks to
> be some old IBM thing.
> If anyone has suitable old hardware and can help him out, you can
> email him directly to <alans at wunderground.com>.
3490E is a popular IBM mainframe tape format, and is still
more-or-less current. Drives, unfortunately, are fairly expensive. I
do know they made a SCSI version of the 3490E drive, but I don't know
anyone who has one.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
St. Petersburg, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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