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Single device object access for the bunch of removable storage devices.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013037D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-12
Document File: 3 page(s) / 83K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a new access method for multiple removable storage media.

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Single device object access for the bunch of removable storage devices.

Disclosed is a new access method for multiple removable storage media.

In case that there are a lot of same removable storage media, we have two methods to acces

Preparing a number of Removable Storage devices, we can access to each devices directly

Library System (Robot, Mechanical Loading/Unloading)

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By using multiple devices, we need to use the following Device Driver Layers (e.g.Windows
In this case, we get the multiple device objects(D:.E:, F:...), too. There is the necessi
This may affect to software incompatibility.

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If we put the filter driver between disk class driver and filesystem driver, we can create

This method can bring us Application Software compatibility. Application Software can hand
If we adopt this to Library or automatic backup system, this can lower the cost because th

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