[rescue] On the subject of 9 track tapes....

Ethan O'Toole ethan at 757tech.net
Thu Jan 12 15:53:20 CST 2006

> There's plenty of SCSI 9-track drives.. Overland data made a few (we
> have one of those at work), DEC's TSZ07 is another, Sun made/rebadged
> one, and even IBM sold one (for attachment to RS/6000s I believe).
> You should have no problem using them with a modern system - I've used
> them with Linux, and at work, we've used ours hanging off an Ultra 5
> running Solaris 8.

Awesome. I'm rescusing an IBM one with an AS/400 system but it won't be
the vertical type with the exposed tape reels. I saw some at auctions in
the past but they were all proprietary connectors (The vertical rackmount
style ones).

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