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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 01:31:37 +0100
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On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 05:05:36PM -0700, David Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 11:42:48PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > DAT tapes use a helixal wind mechanism. Now those are *really*
> > unreliable - they put a great deal of strain on everything
> > involved. Both the drives and the tapes are prone to failure.
> AIT tapes are also helical, but they have one of the highest reliability
> values for backup media.  Or, at least that is what they tell me.

Everybody who makes backup devices says that :P

The problem is that "one of the highest" can be interpreted to mean
pretty much anything.

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