Subject: Re: DLT or DAT72?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/05/2004 20:30:07
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 07:05:40PM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Looking for a larger backup media, I was offered a DLT drive and a HP
> DAT72 drive.  The DLT drives cost twice as much and the DLT tapes are
> 25% more expensive than DAT72 tapes.  I'm being told that DLT is more
> reliable.
> Experiences, recommendations?

I got lots of troubles with DAT drives trying to re-read medias, never any
problems with DLT.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference