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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 04:52:37 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
Cc:        Doug Sampson <dougs@dawnsign.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: HP USB 2.0 Tape Drive
Message-ID:  <20091211045237.b1c089e6.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <20091210145056.GA826@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
References:  <D05FCB8B5D9E904981802903D84EEFEF3D66@hydra.dawnsign.com> <20091210145056.GA826@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>

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On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:50:56 -0500, Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu> 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. :-)



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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