Subject: Re: Suggestions for a backup solution
To: NetBSD/users <>
From: Mike Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/08/2002 16:43:27
On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 01:50:26AM +0100, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> Bjoern Labitzke writes:
>> I'd like to believe that... Probably I know only crappy shops, but I
>> haven't found a single one yet that offers any tape drives. (Okay,
> Since you seem to be in Germany, at least one of the end-consumer
> web shops, alternate (, does sell various SCSI-
> tape drives.  You'd probably want to get a used one, though,
> since new ones are rather expensive (but, OTOH they aren't crud-
> infested and come with warranty, always a question how much your
> data is worth, of course.)  

If I buy used, I buy HP, you can get get service contracts on used
HP gear and if you shop right, used + service contract might be
significantly cheaper than new with original warranty.

Michael Parson