[rescue] Mounting and Dumping

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Thu Jan 15 12:37:19 CST 2004

Saith Kevin ...

> I remember the graphics school i went to had ~20 workstations
> (486DX33) each with an internal Tracker tape drive.  On the first
> day of class we were each given a tape and told to format it.  The
> noise of 20 QIC40 drives formatting tapes at once was a sound i'll
> never forget :)

Did it finish formatting the tapes before the end of class?  IIRC, the
"Colorado Jumbo 250" drives I had took about 2 hours to format a tape.

Another interesting facet of the Backup Conundrum is the reliability of the
backup media, or lack of it....


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