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How not to eject tapes

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18th.Apr.2007 | 05:00 pm
mood: amusedamused

Tape libraries should eject tapes out the front of the device. Not out the back, through the power supply.

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Michael Deegan

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from: leahcim
date: 18th.Apr.2007 07:41 am (UTC)

What. The. Hell.

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from: ducts
date: 18th.Apr.2007 07:45 am (UTC)

But that was our only backup of... <sigh>

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Glenn Butcher

Only backup

from: kasinik
date: 18th.Apr.2007 07:56 am (UTC)

Actually alamark had already identified the library as faulty a few days before and changed the tapes, so backup loss is minimal. I'd already ordered a shiny new replacement.

Didn't expect it to be _that_ faulty though. I'm just glad it didn't catch on fire.

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The Bear's Den

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from: labrown
date: 18th.Apr.2007 09:31 pm (UTC)


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