Subject: Re: Suggestions for a backup solution
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/03/2002 11:05:21
On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 10:03:29AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > SCSI DDS drives are quite easy to find, have cheap media and work fine. I use
> > a HP, but I don't think the brand is all that interesting.
> i rather prefer other brands. HP uses tape loading mechanism that often
> make problems. sony, wangdat (and possibly others) have it better.

I had a Sony DDS2 drive until it started eating tapes (despite of regular
use of cleaning cartridges).  Then I got a HP which has been working well
so far.