Subject: Re: TK50 with KA650
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih@KPNQwest.NO>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/09/2000 21:24:13
Lord Isildur <> writes:

> really? all the docs i see generally say put tape controllers at the
> end, in low priorities.

Not smart.  Back when I first learned this, I moved the TQK50 in a
PDP-11 up from near the end of the bus to its proper position, and the
time taken to write a full tape dropped from 8 hours to 40 minutes.
Streaming is good!  :-)

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