Pertec Tape Drive Interface Musings

Eric Smith spacewar at
Mon Aug 3 23:54:17 CDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Dennis Boone <drb at> wrote:
> The main limitation seems to be that it's hard to get the (broken) data
> from a block that had a read error when using SCSI hardware.  There's
> probably a way around this if one digs into lower layers of SCSI magic;
> I haven't gone looking.

Nothing using standard SCSI commands, unfortunately. Might be some
vendor-unique stuff.

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