[sclug] Tapes

Derek M Jones derek at knosof.co.uk
Mon May 28 23:20:50 UTC 2012


> I've just found an old treasure in the bottom of my box: a Memorex
> MRX6150 tape from my university days. I believe it's a QIC. I used it on
> Sun workstations and I know it contains a whole set of tar files, one
> after the other. It would have stored an unprecedented 150MB of data.

That's may be too high tech for me.  I have an old QIC drive but it
may only go up to 60MB.  If you are ever in the Farnborough area you
are welcome to drop by ad give it a go.  The other issue is that the

SPARC Station LX it is connected to might not boot.

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