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Re: transfer from Explorer to Symbolics
;;Date: Thu Mar 23 12:32:34 PST 1989
;;>From: DE@PHOENIX.SCH.Symbolics.COM (Doug Evans)
;;Subject: transfer from explorer to Symbolics
;;6250 didn't work as density can only be specified for reel-to-reel
;;tapes. Density for cart tapes on all Lisp Machines is fixed (by the
;;type of tape drive) at 8000 ftpi.
Is this true? I have successfully restored files put on tape by an
Explorer using the Carry Tape mode (6250 density) from a 3670. I used
the READ CARRY TAPE command. It prompted me for :DENSITY and :DEVICE
(among other things). I gave it 6250 and CART respectively, and it
merrily restored the files from the tape.
I certainly didn't have to put jumpers across any pins.
Steve Nicoud ARPA: <email@example.com>