Re: [PARPORT] tape drives

Grant R. Guenther (
Wed, 6 May 1998 18:00:38 -0400 (EDT)

> I need to know which external (parallel port) tape drives are
> supported by Linux and where to get the device drivers for any
> particular one. I am running Red Hat 5.0.

The parallel port version of the HP "5GB" drive is supported in the current
2.1 kernels, as is the MicroSolutions backpack 8000t (with a small patch
that should appear in the kernel soon).

For more information and other alternatives, check out

Grant R. Guenther

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