Subject: Re: HP SureStore Tape 2000 performance
To: Felix Deichmann <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-perform
Date: 01/19/2002 18:52:45
On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 04:50:52PM +0100, Felix Deichmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a HP SureStore Tape 2000. But I think the performance is very poor
> (40 kB/s for writing or 14 hours for a 2 GB tape). Is this normal?
> (dmesg-Output attached...)

Probably not, what tool do you use to write the tape ?
Did you try playing with block sizes ?
Also you may want to try 1.5.3_ALPHA with the siop driver.

> And is it normal that the drive wants to be cleaned daily??

Probably not, either

Manuel Bouyer <>