[vcf-midatlantic] Data recovery of 8mm DAT tape (Sun Workstation)

Jonathan Sturges jonathansturges at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 2 22:00:24 EST 2020


> Someone asks:
> "I?ve 2-3 old 8mm DAT tapes from my sun workstation that I used to back up
> my sun workstations. I purchased a 8mm drive (along with a scsi controller,
> cables, etc) to read the stuff, but was only able to recover a bit of the
> data from them."

> Does someone have the hardware and/or knowledge to recover this for this
> individual?

Jeff,
I have an Exabyte 8705 drive and several Suns that support it, so I should be able to help.  I have some questions however.  Feel free to pass along my contact info.

thanks,
Jonathan


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