Subject: Re: Tape problems
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/14/2001 15:15:55
On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 07:43:19AM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> I remember reading somewhere (possibly a FOAF story - I can't remember
> exactly) that tape cleaners were actually bad for tape drives.

Vendors strongly recomment regular cleans at least for DAT streamers.
Several streames even report if the want to be cleaned by e.g. a LED
or SCSI messages.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler