WARNING: Clear QIC Tape Bands

Zane Healy healyzh at avanthar.com
Tue Jan 18 13:38:12 CST 2022

> On Jan 18, 2022, at 10:09 AM, Jonathan Chapman via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> My opinion is that if you're trying to use DC carts for archival
> storage, you should have your (tape) head examined.
> Not archival storage, just day-to-day operation on old stuff, like Sun3/Sun4, AT&T UNIX PC, etc.

Can you do tape operations over TCP/IP to a machine with a better drive, or a VTL?  On VMS, the last tape backups I did on a physical box, were to a virtual tape drive on a SIMH/VAX system.


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