[Veritas-bu] Stuck SDLT tapes
I thouhht media were from 2 sources Maxell and Fuji.
--- Ron Lyman <ron AT linux DOT ca> wrote:
> OK, I'm a little nervous now. Hopefully I will be
> getting a standalone
> SDLT drive within a few weeks. Are media really all
> from one source? Is
> there anything I can to to tell if the media will be
> problematic or not?
> Is there a web site that details the 9-volt battery
> fix? I'd like to know
> what to do before it happens.
> On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Robert Johannes wrote:
> > Right now there's just one tape brand
> manufacturer, and I understand it
> > is maxell, then quantum takes them and puts their
> name on the tape.
> > I have also seen alot of stuck tapes, but only a
> few that actually
> > required the techs to open the drive and use a 9
> volt battery to eject
> > the tape. Often our stuck tapes are solved by
> turning power off to the
> > drive, and then back on, in which case the drive
> becomes responsive when
> > the unload button is pressed. We seem to be
> experiencing a high rate of
> > bad media with superDlt.
> > robert
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