Subject: Re: Anyone got ATAPI tape drives to work?
To: Stephen Borrill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John R. Shannon <email@example.com>
Date: 11/10/2003 13:21:26
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I've retired my Travan drives, but I remembered a quirk under FreeBSD. Perh=
the same applies here. My NS20s were not happy with a double-eofs between=20
archives. You can change this to a single eof with "mt weof".
On Monday 10 November 2003 04:11 am, you wrote:
> I've had lots of problems getting Seagate/Certance IDE Travan drives
> working with 1.6 and -current. I've never had problems with the SCSI
> versions, but those are now virtually extinct. Due to customer price
> limits, I've been forced to quote for IDE Travans instead of DAT drives
> and now it's come back to bite me as NetBSD can't drive them reliably:
> I guess I may have to give up Travans (they are noisy, slow and have
> expensive media anyway!). Are there any other IDE tape drives or low-cost
> SCSI drives that you recommend?
> (BTW. Has anyone had SIIG SC-PS1X12 SCSI working?)
John R. Shannon
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