[rescue] bulk erasing DLT tapes (or, more specifically, NOT)

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 18:30:43 CST 2008

> On Jan 19, 2008 4:41 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. <rescue at hawkmountain.net> wrote:
> > Ethan O'Toole wrote:
> > >> I don't see how a chipper-shredder would help Curtis reuse his media.

I guess I missed the point here.  Why would anybody want to bulk erase
tapes to reuse them?   Just overwrite or erase in the tape drive.  It
takes a lot longer to do a format on a tape than it does to just erase


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