Damn HP!

From: Jay West <jwest_at_classiccmp.org>
Date: Mon Sep 15 16:21:00 2003

We have a bunch of those here. As I recall, when you load the tape it will
read what's on it and set the density automatically to match what is already
on it. I think there's a way to override that... let me check with the
people here that use them.

Jay West
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred N. van Kempen" <waltje_at_pdp11.nl>
To: <cctalk_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 4:04 PM
Subject: Damn HP!

> Damn HP !
> I'm (still) the proud owner of a HP 7980S SCSI 9-track magtape
> drive, and dammit, I need some config info for that thing.. it
> WILL NOT write tapes at 1600bpi. Does anyone here have a tip,
> or, better, a manual for that thing??
> (no, CONF 46 wont force it to 1600...)
> --fred (*grunt*)
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