Stateless tape model
ralphoweber at CompuServe.COM
Sat Aug 26 12:50:55 PDT 2000
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* Ralph Weber <ralphoweber at compuserve.com>
JoeBre at exabyte.com wrote:
> (4 or 6?) byte absolute LBAs should be 8 byte:
8 byte LBAs, absolutely. If larger CDBs are needed, let's find the operation codes and do it.
> 3.5 - SPACE(10)...
If the base model for stateless tapes is disks, then the SEEK is the right verb.
> Perhaps we should define a new Device Type identifier for Stateless Stream Device.
By all means a new Device Type seems in order.
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