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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 04:52:37 +0100
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Jerry McAllister <>
Cc:        Doug Sampson <>,
Subject:   Re: HP USB 2.0 Tape Drive
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On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:50:56 -0500, Jerry McAllister <> wrote:
> I don't think you will have a problem using a USB2 interface.
> But, I really cannot recommend DAT.   That type of system seems
> to have been pushed beyond its ability.    The tapes fail
> frequently.  

What about Ultrium tape? Is it better?

> But, if you can't read what you thought you wrote, it
> doesn't matter how fast you can search for it.

A backup not readable is NOT a backup. And because it
isn't, your hard disks will fail. :-)

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