[aklug] Forensics: looking for tape drive
royce at tycho.org
Wed Mar 22 06:51:04 AKDT 2017
Greg, is there a way to post a picture of the labels/model info on the tape
itself, as a solid starting point for investigating options?
On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 6:40 AM, Royce Williams <royce at tycho.org> wrote:
> The drive is probably something along these lines:
> ... and the drive specs seem to be specific about tape capacity, so we'd
> need to find a reasonably good match to hedge our bets.
> Modern NetBSD should probably have both hardware support:
> ... as well as software support, using something like one of these options
> (or Linux methods possible as well):
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 6:02 AM, Royce Williams <royce at tycho.org> wrote:
>> To be more precise ... what is the data capacity of the tapes? :)
>> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 5:57 AM, Royce Williams <royce at tycho.org> wrote:
>>> I don't have the tape drive, but I can put out some feelers. What size
>>> are the tapes?
>>> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Greg Schmitz <greg at amipa.org> wrote:
>>>> A local library made an inquiry yesterday about retrieving files from
>>>> an 8mm backup tape recorded using Sun OS 4.1.3. I'm assuming it was made
>>>> using an Exabyte drive of one sort or another. Does anybody have an old
>>>> working drive or know of someone locally who might be able to retrieve the
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