TK50 / TK70 Media Differences
pkoning at equallogic.com
Thu Apr 28 19:01:03 CDT 2005
>>>>> "Jerome" == Jerome H Fine <jhfinexgs2 at compsys.to> writes:
Jerome> There is currently a discussion (argument?) on vmsnet.pdp-11
Jerome> in respect of the media required for the TK70 tape drive.
Jerome> Indeed, there is even a question of using the TK70 tape drive
Jerome> on a PDP-11.
Jerome> Has anyone any explicit knowledge and / or experience of a
Jerome> TK70 tape drive on a PDP-11?
I don't know if it was ever sold, but there's code in RSTS V10.1 to
recognize a TKQ70. That makes sense; the OS doesn't much care so long
as the controller speaks (T)MSCP and isn't too fast to overrun the
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