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 likelihood
that another user would access the drive.
Appreciate insights. May have to do unattended backup and just have
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