[TUHS] Irwin 285
lm at bitmover.com
Fri Jan 22 05:58:18 AEST 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 08:56:19PM +0100, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> 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 :)
Does anyone still use tape for personal backup? I've long since gone to
external usb drives that I shove in the gun safe (aka fire safe).
Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com http://www.bitkeeper.com
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