1/2" tape cleaners?

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Sun Oct 24 15:41:45 2004

Ethan Dicks wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 03:11:33PM -0500, Doc Shipley wrote:
>> Linux has the Unix-standard mt command, too, which allows setting the
>>blocksize the system device uses, either explicitly or to a variable
> Ah... I have never used that facet of 'mt' before (but I use mt on Linux
> all the time, practically daily, with our SDLTs).

   It's amazing how much faster a DLT4000 runs when you set the
blocksize to 0 (variable - allows the tape drive to set it and the app
to override) instead of 512 bytes. :)

Received on Sun Oct 24 2004 - 15:41:45 BST

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