[BBC-Micro] Digital Services Digistore Tape Drive
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Wed Dec 20 18:39:22 GMT 2006
Pete Turnbull wrote:
> Afraid I don't think I still have the manual, though I will look when I
> get home.
Surprisingly (or not), I do. It's not very big, so I'll try to scan it
The commands are:
backs up winchester to tape, prompts for more tapes if required.
restores winchester from tape. Prompts you before doing it; press
'C' to continue.
lists tape contents, detailing name of winchester, time and date of
backup, tape length, tape sequence number. The name is taken from the
title of the $ directory of the winchester, even if it's an Econet file
not really needed, but useful if you want to wipe a tape
rewinds to BOT (what did you expect?)
checks tape by reading entire volume checking for CRC or ERC errors
Routine maintenance: clean the read/write head and tape sensor openings
after every 8 hours of tape motion, and after every new (previously
unused) tape, using a lint-free swab and isopropyl alcohol.
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