Magnetic tape filesystem

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Feb 9 09:37:40 CST 2015

On 02/08/2015 06:50 PM, Tom Sparks wrote:
> I am wondering if there were any magnetic tape filesystem?
> I know that some micro you could give a name to your data/program on the
> audio cassette and they had a catalogue feature
> I also know about Linear Tape File System (LTFS)
> Has anyone tried putting cp/m or fat filesystem on audio cassette?
I had 9-track 800 BPI mag tape on my CP/M system, almost 
entirely software-driven.
I used it for backup, and it made ANSI-D compatible tapes 
that could be read on
the VAX at work.


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