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What is the length of magnetic band in a DLT tape? [closed]

We are currently destroying our old DLT tape (some are 30 years old...), and we are amazed by the length of the band inside. We would know what is it length ? It looks infinite ! (+1)
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Why are tape compression capacities always double that of the native?

Why are tape compression capacities always double that of the native?
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Linux machine can't find its tape drive

I have an older HP NetServer LPr with what is apparently a Symbios SCSI card connecting to a Quantum SuperLoader 3 that is DLT based. From time to time, we seem to lose the connection to the ...