SCSI Tape Emulator

Josh Dersch derschjo at
Mon Oct 10 20:11:45 CDT 2016

On 10/10/16 5:40 PM, Charles Anthony wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 4:49 PM, Rich Alderson <
> RichA at> wrote:
>> From: Charles Anthony
>> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2016 12:53 PM
>> Correction:  .tap format uses 4 byte counters, in little-endian order.
>> Order is not relevant for the EOF tape marks, of course, since they're
>> 4 bytes of 0.
> Stupid memory of mine. Sigh.  Anyway, IIUC, the SCSI2SD is like $70; the
> firmware appears to be closed, but I wonder if an NDA with them would allow
> adding tape emulation capability to their code base? (Given that I have no
> knowledge of how SCSI2D works inside, I may be vastly underestimating the
> scope of the project.)
> -- Charles

The SCSI2SD firmware (and hardware) are open source, see the "Files" 
section of the scsi2sd site for the git repo information.

Additionally, the guy behind the project is very receptive to feature 
requests and bug reports...

- Josh

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