[ILUG] Cheap large capacity tape drives
Gary Mc Closkey
Gary.McCloskey at rte.ie
Tue Jun 27 15:23:18 IST 2000
removable hard drive in a cartridge jobbie? USB/Firewire harddrive.
OK so these are very expensive 'tapes', but depending on the cycle, it may
work for you.
+From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of Niall
+Sent: 27 June 2000 14:51
+To: ilug at linux.ie
+Subject: Re: [ILUG] Cheap large capacity tape drives
+On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 01:19:58PM +0100, Damien Gill wrote:
+> What about one of the new DDS4 dat drives 20/40gb on a dat, not
+sure of the
+> cost but its bound to be less than DLT.
+No - read the original and subsequent postings. DAT in any form is an
+expensive drive/cheap tape system. As I don't want many tape, I
+want a cheap
+drive/expensive tape system, like Travan, and I'm looking for any
+experiences with such things.
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