Are old SCSI tape drives not all created equal?
elson at pico-systems.com
Wed Aug 17 21:09:51 CDT 2016
On 08/17/2016 01:07 PM, js at cimmeri.com wrote:
> Hi, folks.
> I'm experimenting with various old SCSI tape drives to
> see which
> will work with my PDP-11/34 with an Emulex SCSI card.
> To my surprise, not all SCSI tape drives are created equal.
Right, there was SCSI, SCSI-II and SCSI-III. Also, a lot of
drives did not correctly support SOME features that others
did. it got VERY messy. Other drives had weird timing
restrictions, or certain commands must be given is a
specific order, or they caused an error or lack of response.
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