[ILUG] Re: tape drives
grimnar at redbrick.dcu.ie
Sat Jan 8 01:39:32 GMT 2000
Vincent Cunniffe stated the following on Fri, Jan 07, 2000 at 04:02:05PM +0000 :
> I'm considering getting a tape drive to backup stuff from my
> Linux server, which is reliable as hell but does have about 20
> gig of stuff on it that's not currently backed up :-/ 
> So, any recommendations as to :
> IDE vs SCSI
> Technologies to get/avoid?
> Driver availability under Linux?
HP scsi dat drive, get upto 24 gigs compressed onto a dds3 tape
the new dds4drives are supposed to do 40 compressed.
HP drives seem to be pretty reliable.
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