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

Mark Brown sunrescue at marknmel.com
Mon Mar 3 15:27:28 CST 2008

Richard wrote:
> 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.
This is a quote from Quantum - these are not my words....

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