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

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Mon Mar 3 15:12:45 CST 2008

In article <20080303192606.435be874 at SirToby.dinner41.local>,
    Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de>  writes:

> Thus the drive is confused and refuses to use the media, rendering the
> media unusable.

Is this supposition or have you actually had DLT media become
unusable?  We went round and round and round on this on the cctalk
list and the conslusion is that the data may be unreadable, but the
media is still usable.
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