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

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Date: Wed Dec 4 20:28:00 2002

In message <m18JjCq-000IzIC_at_p850ug1>, Tony Duell writes:
>> 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?


>If you have the equipment, I am sure many people here would be interested
>in a dump of that EPROM...

Absolutely. Just about as good would be the algorithm reverse
engineered from it. But I can't really imagine that anyone at
HP nee Compaq nee DEC would really care about the ROM getting
out. Unless, of course, Mentec owns the TU58 ideas now...

Brian L. Stuart
Received on Wed Dec 04 2002 - 20:28:00 GMT

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