[rescue] OT superdlt question...

Björn Ramqvist v53278 at g.haggve.se
Mon Jan 19 00:43:28 CST 2004

nimitz at ns1.nimitzbrood.com wrote:
> The cr at ppy Dell boxes they installed almost 4 years ago are using
> a Sony DDS-4 tape loader that reeks.  I can't get it to work right
> regardless of what I do with it.

Why am I not suprised? :-)

> I'd like to replace it with one of the Qauntum SDLT 320 drives
> - has anybody used one of these?  160GB native/ 320GB compressed.
>  On one tape.

Well, sort of. We've bought three of'em just two weeks ago, and awaiting
the Veritas Netbackup 5.0 CDs any day now. That along with missing a few
metal sheets for installing the Fibre Channel interface in the robotic
We have a couple of SDLT 110/220 since before, and we're very happy with
them. Once firmware versions have settled, things seems to be in order
with their functionality.


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