[rescue] Sparc 1000/1000E key anyone? - Please read again!

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Tue Feb 9 16:33:33 CST 2016

> On 9 Feb 2016, at 20:05, Skeezics Boondoggle <skeezicsb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Peter Stokes wrote:
>> Just trying to sort out a system for the Jim Austin collection
>> (http://www.computermuseum.org.uk) and despite having a box of Sun keys,
>> the
>> 1000 has a different one to the later systems from what I can tell.
> [reposting here if the direct reply was lost...]
> Hi, Peter --
> I found that the Sun/StorageTek L1000 (aka Quantum/ATL P1000) tape library
> uses the same key as the SS1000.  I wonder if Sun did that on purpose, or
> if two separate companies, ten or so years apart, just happened to use the
> same locking mechanism?
> Not sure this is terribly helpful, but I mention it on the off chance that
> someone with an old DLT library gathering dust in the corner could donate a
> key to your efforts.  I can root through my old box o' keys and see if I
> can dig up a spare if nobody geographically closer can come through..

Hi Chris

As it happens I have a L1000 as well, I will hunt it out and see what keys if
any I have for it.

Thanks for the pointer.

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