Reformatting TU58-Tapes, (was: HP Protocol Analyzers )

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Wed Dec 4 16:25:00 2002

> I once got a "TU58i" Monitor-program in an EPROM that replaces the
> original firmware of a TU58, and then should provide the ability to
> (re)format a TU58 or DC100 cartridge in a normal TU58 drive. Anybody
> ever heard of this?

Conventional wisdom holds that it's not possible to format TU58
cartridges, but I've long suspected that DEC must have had alternate
firmware for in-house use for this purpose.
Received on Wed Dec 04 2002 - 16:25:00 GMT

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