1/2" tape cleaners?

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Sun Oct 24 17:58:21 2004

At 03:41 PM 10/24/2004, Doc Shipley wrote:
> 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. :)

Really? Why? Is that true on my DLT 35/70s?

At 03:11 PM 10/24/2004, der Mouse wrote:
>My own favourite is copytape, which works well with tape drives that
>fit the Unix model of stream-of-tape-blocks.

Ah, yes, that's the util I was thinking of.

If I did around, I can find the 'tar' and 'mt' for ASPI under DOS
that I used for years, that worked reasonably well.

- John
Received on Sun Oct 24 2004 - 17:58:21 BST

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