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Re: tapes best for backup?

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 02:40:07PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 01/07/08 14:18, David Brodbeck wrote:
> >
> >On Jan 6, 2008, at 7:10 PM, Rick Thomas wrote:
> >>After that, use a cleaning disk to clean the heads of the floppy drive...
> >
> >I find I have to do this a lot, these days.  Floppy drives don't get 
> >used much, so they get packed full of dust.
> I haven't had (nor have I needed) a floppy drive in my machine since 
> 2003.

I have three boxes:

486 with floppy and Zip

P-II with floppy, Zip, and USB

Athlon64 with Zip and USB, and CD/DVD burner.

I use the Zip more than floppies if I'm doing a sneaker-net during a box
rebuild but other than that I use scp.


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