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From: John McKee <jmmckee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, May 28, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Subject: Tape loaded
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
I am from the old world. Remember 9 track tape?
I would be hesitant to load a 9 track tape and leave it loaded for 24 hours
as I think the vacuum motor would give up.
So, what may be a stupid question: Is there any issue with leaving a 3590
with tape loaded and in Ready state? There is no likelyhood that another
user would access the drive.
Appreciate insights. May have to do unattended backup and just have