Subject: Re: more st wierdness
To: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/1997 18:21:56
According to Matthew Jacob:
>It won't even have to be compressed. In 8200 mode you'll get, what is it- 1GB,
>in 8500 mode you'll get 5GB
Uh for a 8200 you should get 2.3GB on a standard tape.
>. Compression should close to double that.
Not in the "real world", for a compressing exabyte you get closer to
1.5:1 on a normal system backup. FWIW a compressing DLT seems to get
much closer to 2:1 but not everyone can afford one of those ;-)
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia
What do you get when you cross a cantaloup with a dog? Melancholy :-P