TK70 tape drive media?

Zane H. Healy healyzh at
Fri Jan 27 20:28:35 CST 2006

At 5:53 PM -0700 1/27/06, Richard wrote:
>In article <a06200707c000674f8182@[]>,
>     "Zane H. Healy" <healyzh at>  writes:
>>  At 12:00 PM -0700 1/27/06, Richard wrote:
>>  >Well, if I am going to get the latest OpenVMS hobbyist edition, I'd
>>  >need to hook a SCSI CD-ROM drive up to it.  I think I have one on the
>>  >shelf somewhere.
>>  It needs to be more than just a SCSI CD-ROM, it must support 
>>512-byte blocks.
>How can I tell?  Its Toshiba SCSI CD-ROM model TXM3401E1

*GOOD* question.  I don't see any actual indication.  However, after 
some Googling, I found this page, since this 
person is using one on his SGI Indigo, I'd say you're in luck.


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