[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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