Subject: Re: Backup to Tape
To: Jean-Luc Wasmer <>
From: Matthias Buelow <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/19/2003 21:07:50
Jean-Luc Wasmer writes:

>No. The coating formulation is different.

Maybe.  Perhaps the tape will last a bit longer then.  In my
experience, if you write to a DDS2 tape more than 4-5 times,
you'll get tape errors.  And the recording technology is the
same (the diagonal stuff is rather error prone, imho.)

Matthias Buelow;  mkb@{,}

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