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Date:      Mon, 21 Jul 1997 09:52:45 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Murray Stokely <murray@four20.acid.org>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: parallel port tape drives
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970721095208.1259D-100000@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.96.970719041915.8831A-100000@four20.acid.org>

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On Sat, 19 Jul 1997, Murray Stokely wrote:

>    How do you setup external tape drives that use the parallel port?  

You don't.  They aren't supported at current.  Floppy tapes are if they
are QIC-40 or -80 tapes.

SCSI, although expensive, is the way to go.  They work flawlessly.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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