[TUHS] Irwin 285

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 22 05:56:19 AEST 2010

Quoting Jochen Kunz, who wrote on Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 08:48:29PM +0100 ..
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 19:59:17 +0100
> Wilko Bulte <wb at freebie.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > QIC is OK, but the capacity zukz..
> Depends. It is perfectly suited as backup for a vintage Unix system
> like a Sun 3 / 4 or SGI. (My SGI Personal IRIS 4D35 has a 250 MB QIC

Sun 3 had rather small QIC tapes, I think I had 60MB in mine?

> drive for OS instales and backup.) Also note that the latest QIC in
> its SLR / MLR incarnation had a capacity of 20 GB.

I gave up on QIC when I had a 2GB version.  Had a lot to do with the fact I
was given a DLT, I admit :)

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