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Martin Greenwood

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June 13th 2014
41 Posts
LTO5 Software for Windows 10
by Luke Allen 10 months ago
Howdy folks. I've been using some home grown linux scripts for archiving and unarchiving, but I'm not in the situation in which I need to move this equipment over to a windows based server. I'm lookin
Re: LTO5 Software for Windows 10
by Martin Greenwood 10 months ago
Hi Luke, I know you are asking about Windows, but an FYI in case you don't find any other solution. Our YoYotta LTFS software will restore TAR tapes from standalone drives and if required you can re-a
Calculating media costs for LTO-6 & LTO-8
by Sam Lee 1 year ago
I'm planning to upgrade from LTO-6 to LTO-8. Waited a year for Sony & Fuji to settle their differences. But having a problem in calculating the media costs. Here's the latest price: LTO-6: $23 tape @
Re: Calculating media costs for LTO-6 & LTO-8
by Martin Greenwood 1 year ago
The H680 card is fine, just put it an enclosure like this https: www.sonnettech.com product echo-express-sel-tb3 overview.html Then you will have a Thunderbolt 3 (or 2 with adaptor) unit with same per
Slow LTO Write Speeds- mTape TB3 - LTO7 as M8
by Dale Sandberg 1 year ago
Hi all, I'm a bit new to LTO solutions and am struggling to find what's wrong with our setup. We have a mLogic mTape LTO 8 Thunderbolt 3 and are using LTO7 tapes formatted as M8. The maximum transfer
Re: Slow LTO Write Speeds- mTape TB3 - LTO7 as M8
by Martin Greenwood 1 year ago
LTO-7 drives will attempt to speed match to the incoming data rate, however they need at least 100MB s to write continuously. Below this speed they will have to stop, rewind and start again, you will
Are LTO-8 Tapes available for purchase in Asia or Europe?
by Doug Weiner 2 years ago
I know the patent lawsuit has impacted LTO8 tapes sold in the US, but can LTO-8 be purchase in Asia or Europe I don't need hundreds of tapes, just about 20 will hold me over for at least a year. These
Re: Are LTO-8 Tapes available for purchase in Asia or Europe?
by Martin Greenwood 2 years ago
None available in Europe, however I heard a good rumour that supply will resume over the next few months. As Jerzy said you can use Type M tapes, however I would suggest buying ordinary LTO-7 rather t
I am lost in archiving using YoYotta LTFS
by Hari Krishna Pune 2 years ago
Dear Guys, I just downloaded YoYotta ltfs and installed trial license. And checking to archive footage from HDD to LTFS. Everytime I go touch the ltfs button why is it asking me to update ICU I have a
Re: I am lost in archiving using YoYotta LTFS
by Martin Greenwood 2 years ago
It is possible that the previous LTFS install is the issue. Quit YoYotta and then in the Finder select and delete the ICU, OSXFUSE and LTFS frameworks. Their location is shown in the attached screensh
LTO-7 with a Mac
by Christian Zorzi 2 years ago
For a Quantum LTO-7 drive I'm looking for a reliable SAS HBA to be used in a Sonnet Echo Express SEL box. Seems that the Atto H1280 is the way to go. Any other recommendations TIA
Re: LTO-7 with a Mac
by Martin Greenwood 2 years ago
You can use either the ATTO H680 or H1280 inside the Sonnet chassis, both work well with LTO and LTFS. More details here on our website. http: yoyotta.com help installATTO.html Martin Greenwood CTO Yo
Skip LTO-7 for LTO-8 in 2018-2019?
by Sam Lee 3 years ago
I've been using LTO-6 since 2013. Great 4 years of archive with over 2000 tapes and growing. The HP drive is still working great. But the data is getting bigger than ever before, especially raw 4K and
Re: Skip LTO-7 for LTO-8 in 2018-2019?
by Martin Greenwood 2 years ago
This thread started in Dec 2017 and now in Sep 2018 LTO-8 tapes whilst available, are still expensive. So my recommendation is still the same. If you have existing LTO-5 and LTO-6 tapes then the LTO-7
Finding old Quantum LTFS packages
by Ben Powis 2 years ago
Hello, I am having a bit of an issue with trying to get our LTO5 archive tapes to read properly in our Quantum LTO5 Half Height Model B tape drives. They are mounting up alright but it seems that they
Re: Finding old Quantum LTFS packages
by Martin Greenwood 2 years ago
The index size probably isn't relevant. I would guess this is just a difference in the earlier LTFS format. Was the first tape you tried write-protected from the start I would suggest trying another t
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