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

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 00:30:27 CST 2008

Ethan O'Toole wrote:
>> I don't see how a chipper-shredder would help Curtis reuse his media.
> If you bulk erase DLT tapes, they won't ever work again... will they? I 
> thought there is header and info on the tape that if erased will cause the 
> drive to reject the tape.

There are tapes that fit that description, but not DLT.

Peace...  Sridhar

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