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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 1998 01:30:23 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Colorado (HP) T1000e Tape with Parallel Port
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <"0120185906-Colorado (HP) T1000e Tape with Parallel Port"@MHS>

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On 20 Jan 1998 wrote:

>      Hello everyone-
>      From scanning the questions archives and reading docs, it appears 
>      that the T1000 tape backup is not supported.  However, all the 
>      info seems to point to a floppy interface, which FreeBSD does not
>      support.  The T1000e has a parallel port connector connecting to 
>      the printer port.  Does this change anything?

Yes; then it has absolutely no hope since the only things connected to the
printer port are printers and Zip drives in 3.0-CURRENT.  (Well, I guess
the PPBus stuff could allow for a new horrendously-slow-parallel-tape
driver.  Takers?)

>      It's been some time since the last T1000 post.  Anything new?

Nope:  Buy SCSI.  Trust us.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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