[rescue] Exabyte 8500S - oui ou non?

Kurt Mosiejczuk kurt at csh.rit.edu
Sat Dec 20 18:07:54 CST 2003

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 01:30:48PM -0500, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> > I've seen a couple DLT tapes go bad.  HOWEVER... these were tapes that
> > were used to transport gigabytes of postscript documents between different
> > print sites.  They were FedExed to the site, read into the system, and
> > then sent back to the originating site.  And they did this 4-5 times a
> > month, for years.

> The *SAME TAPE(s)*?  Wow.

Yeah.  And actually, at the time, I hadn't worked much with other tapes,
so I was annoyed when a couple croaked =)

I have BIG respect for DLT.


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