Subject: Re: floppy controller tape devices?
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 11/23/1997 11:58:32
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Matthias Scheler writes:
>But no matter what nice nicknames or attributes someone finds for me it
>won't convince me that these floppy tape streamers are of any use. And
>I doubt that supporting them is of any importance for NetBSD.
I would like to put a voice on the "this would be useful" side. I have
one of these, because it cost $80 and my DAT drive cost $1200. I would
like to be able to use this drive with some form of Unix, because,
slow though it may be, it is a kind of media I can't otherwise support.
I don't care if it's stupid, it's better than no tape, and cheaper