Pertec Tape Drive Interface Musings

Eric Smith spacewar at
Mon Aug 3 23:53:09 CDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 9:47 AM, Al  Kossow <aek at> wrote:
> I need to figure out why this program also doesn't deal with tape errors
> well.
> If you get an error, it will go into an endless loop creating -1 byte
> records.

I haven't looked at that in many years, so I'm not sure. Maybe when
you get a read error you have to issue a skip forward before you can
read the next block?

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