Subject: Re: backup media
To: Current Users <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/30/1999 17:59:07
On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 09:11:18AM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> First, sorry for the waste of bandwidth - please reply privately as this
> doesn't really belong here..
> I have been using a Sony DAT (DDS-2) drive for daily backups in a small
> NetBSD network.  The drive has always had its bugs, needing power-cycling
> every now and then, but now it seems to be dying for good.
> I'd like to hear from other NetBSD users about good and reliable backup
> systems.  Should I get another DAT drive or some 1/4" inch Tandberg that

If you can afford it, I'd recommend a DLT drive. They're really fast and

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.