Looking to read past EOT on DDS/DLT/LTO

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jan 25 18:21:26 CST 2017

On 01/25/2017 04:06 PM, js at cimmeri.com wrote:

> Would it be possible to just physically cut the 1kb + EOT portion of 
> tape out, and then attempt to read from beginning?  I suppose this
> would depend on how the backup data is formatted on the tape (using
> some kind of container format with error checking, for instance).

The original description was a bit vague, so I don't know exactly what
kind of media or drive is being used.  Some DDS drives (e.g. HP 35470)
support read-after-write if configured that way.


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