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Re: tape drive opinions
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: tape drive opinions
- From: Brian Carroll <carroll_(_at_)_ultdev_(_dot_)_chess_(_dot_)_cornell_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 13:54:10 -0400 (EDT)
OnStream makes a 50GB cartridge drive for ~$700 but according to their web
page Unix support is a work in progress. Anyone have experience with
On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Chris Cappuccio wrote:
> At work, I'm using a 50GB Seagate AIT drive which I bought used, it works
> It's actually 25GB uncompressed, ... OpenBSD 2.4 and the latest beta work
> great using the AIT drive and an adaptec 2940UW.
> I would imagine that the advansys controllers work as well if not better!
> Also there are some newer drives which want something like $700 for this same
> capacity. I don't remember the name of them but if you search on various
> sites like buy.com you will run into it..the name starts with an O...???
> On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Brian Carroll wrote:
> | I'm going to be needing a large (24 gig at least) tape drive to
> | backup my openbsd 2.4 i386 and I'm wondering what others are using and are
> | happy with. I'll probably go with DAT because DLT is a little too
> | expensive.
> | ---
> | Brian Carroll
> | carroll_(_at_)_mail_(_dot_)_chess_(_dot_)_cornell_(_dot_)_edu
> Corporations are not evil. That kind of anthropomorphism is inappropriate.
> Corporations are too stupid to be evil, only people can be that. -jwz
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