Looking to read past EOT on DDS/DLT/LTO

Jerry Weiss jsw at ieee.org
Wed Jan 25 19:31:27 CST 2017

> On Jan 25, 2017, at 1:24 PM, Stan Sieler <sieler at allegro.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a friend with a "tape" (DDS, DLT, or LTO ... don't know which yet)
> to which was written a system backup.  Thousands of files, with an EOF
> between each file, and a double EOF + EOT at the end.
> The problem:
> They then accidentally overwrote the start of the tape yesterday
> with about 1 KB of data, plus EOT.

Have you approached a commercial recovery service for a quote?
A few do tape media.   Whether they quote or not may provide a data point about how feasible it may be.

Good luck

jsw at ieee.org

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