[rescue] Tape drive answers?

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Wed Sep 15 06:13:02 CDT 2004

   On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> OK, so the forced-air direct cooling of the tape drive seems to have
> gotten it back into operation.
> I *STILL* wanna know why upgrading the firmware caused the drive to
> suddenly develop a pathological overheating problem.

   Perhaps the drive has always run a little bit on the toasty
side and the new firmware lowered the temperature threshold at
which the thing starts griping about it.

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