My TU10 is hurting.

From: Jacob Ritorto <>
Date: Tue Jul 27 14:57:51 1999

Tim Wrote:

> It's clear from the above that you can't do a tape write, but it's not
> clear where the problem is because a write involves both the read and
> write channels. What happens when you try to read a known good tape?

It can't read a known good tape.

> If you know the problem is reading, it's straightforward to hook a
> scope up to the read channel and trace the head signals through at
> least to the formatter. If you know the problem is writing, you trace
> through from the formatter to the write heads.
I don't have a scope. Though I understand the concept you're relating
here, I don't think I can pull it off by myself.

Can we at least decide that it's the drive itself and not the controller
at fault? I have another transport w/circuitry and Bruce is mentioning
others in the west...


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