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Date:      Thu, 10 Dec 2009 18:40:46 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        Doug Sampson <dougs@dawnsign.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: HP USB 2.0 Tape Drive
Message-ID:  <20091210174046.GA386@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <D05FCB8B5D9E904981802903D84EEFEF3D66@hydra.dawnsign.com>
References:  <D05FCB8B5D9E904981802903D84EEFEF3D66@hydra.dawnsign.com>

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On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 03:50:04PM -0800, Doug Sampson wrote:

> Does anyone have had positive or negative experience using these USB-based
> DAT tape drives? Specifically, I am looking at the HP (Hewlett-Packard)
> StorageWorks Q1581SB DAT 160 Tape Drive. If there are other branded USB
> 2.0-based tape drives (i.e. Quantum) that you've used with little or no
> problems, I would be interested in knowing about these.

Apparently the umass driver supports at least some models, they are reported
as sa(4) devices; see
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2005-November/104550.h=
tml=20

I don't know if the speed problems in abovementioned message still exist.

Roland
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R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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