Re: Tape Drive needed

Allen Wisor ( )
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 15:49:49 -0500

I've been using the sony SDK-5000 and SDK-5100 for a while and I have
a lot of problem with data recovery. I get error like bad block and
error reading data. I have had this problem with nt 3.51 and 4.0
adaptec and promise scsi-2 and scsi serveral different backup programs
interal and external. I discovered that it sucked. I now use a WangDat
and it works flawless. I also use BackupExec to backup 7 servers(solid

There is my 1/2 cent worth.

Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:
> Zak Wolfinger wrote:
> >
> > I am looking for a 2.5 to 5.0 gig SCSI-2 external tape drive to share
> > between my WinNT server and my Linux server. Can anyone make a
> > recommendation? Also what software is any good (read NOT ARCSERVE) to use
> > with the NT server?
> I like WangDat or HP for 4mm and Exabyte for 8mm. We use BakcupExec
> Enterprise to backup about 10 NT servers, and its works very solid.
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