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Re: Density codes

2003-03-07 20:10:20
Subject: Re: Density codes
From: John Oliver <joliver AT john-oliver DOT net>
To: amanda-users AT amanda DOT org
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 15:56:26 -0800
On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 06:18:00PM -0500, Marty Shannon, RHCE wrote:
> John Oliver wrote:
> > 
> > I'm trying to find the tape density codes for this A5501A DLT 7000
> > library and haven't had any luck yet.  The drive seems to think it's a
> > 20GB:
> > 
> > [[email protected] tape-src]# mt status
> > SCSI 2 tape drive:
> > File number=0, block number=0, partition=0.
> > Tape block size 0 bytes. Density code 0x1a (DLT 20GB).
> > Soft error count since last status=0
> > General status bits on (41010000):
> >  BOT ONLINE IM_REP_EN
> 
> >From the Linux mt-st-0.7 "mt densities":
> Some SCSI tape density codes:
> code   explanation                   code   explanation
> 0x00   default                       0x20   QIC-6GB
> 0x01   NRZI (800 bpi)                0x21   QIC-20GB
> 0x02   PE (1600 bpi)                 0x22   QIC-2GB
> 0x03   GCR (6250 bpi)                0x23   QIC-875
> 0x04   QIC-11                        0x24   DDS-2
> 0x05   QIC-45/60 (GCR, 8000 bpi)     0x25   DDS-3
> 0x06   PE (3200 bpi)                 0x26   DDS-4 or QIC-4GB
> 0x07   IMFM (6400 bpi)               0x27   Exabyte Mammoth
> 0x08   GCR (8000 bpi)                0x28   Exabyte Mammoth-2
> 0x09   GCR (37871 bpi)               0x29   QIC-3080MC
> 0x0a   MFM (6667 bpi)                0x30   AIT-1 or MLR3
> 0x0b   PE (1600 bpi)                 0x31   AIT-2
> 0x0c   GCR (12960 bpi)               0x33   SLR6
> 0x0d   GCR (25380 bpi)               0x34   SLR100
> 0x0f   QIC-120 (GCR 10000 bpi)       0x40   DLT1 40 GB, or Ultrium
> 0x10   QIC-150/250 (GCR 10000 bpi)   0x41   DLT 40GB
> 0x11   QIC-320/525 (GCR 16000 bpi)   0x45   QIC-3095-MC (TR-4)
> 0x12   QIC-1350 (RLL 51667 bpi)      0x47   TR-5
> 0x13   DDS (61000 bpi)               0x48   Quantum SDLT220
> 0x14   EXB-8200 (RLL 43245 bpi)      0x80   DLT 15GB uncomp. or Ecrix
> 0x15   EXB-8500 or QIC-1000          0x81   DLT 15GB compressed
> 0x16   MFM 10000 bpi                 0x82   DLT 20GB uncompressed
> 0x17   MFM 42500 bpi                 0x83   DLT 20GB compressed
> 0x18   TZ86                          0x84   DLT 35GB uncompressed
> 0x19   DLT 10GB                      0x85   DLT 35GB compressed
> 0x1a   DLT 20GB                      0x86   DLT1 40 GB uncompressed
> 0x1b   DLT 35GB                      0x87   DLT1 40 GB compressed
> 0x1c   QIC-385M                      0x88   DLT 40GB uncompressed
> 0x1d   QIC-410M                      0x89   DLT 40GB compressed
> 0x1e   QIC-1000C                     0x8c   EXB-8505 compressed
> 0x1f   QIC-2100C                     0x90   EXB-8205 compressed

Thanks a million!!!

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