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SubjectRe: Quantum DLT 4000 issues
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I read somewhere - recently - that 60% of ALL tape backups fail. If that's 
so, I'd recommend that you ditch the tape drive. (get a cd burner! or another
hard drive)

Fred

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On Thursday 23 August 2001 10:52 am, Ajit Jena wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I need your expert advice on the following issue:
>
> I saw some messages on the Linux kernel mailing list about DLT 4000
> tape drives.
>
> We have a Quantum DLT 4000 1/15 drive connected to an HP9000 system.
> This is a SCSI device connected on the Wide SCSI port. I have all kinds
> of driver problems on the HP system. My tar backups abort randomly saying
> media error.
>
> I was wondering if I can connect the same drive to a Linux box having
> wide SCSI interface. Do u think this is a workable proposition ? What
> extra hardware/software I need to procure ? Please advise.
>
> Thanks for your time.
>
> Regards.
>
> --ajit
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