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Shortening Method of Wrap Change Time by Adjusting Head and Tape Movement Time Dynamically on Tape Drive

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013545D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to shorten wrap change time on tape drive by optimizing backhitch process at the End Of Wrap. In order to achieve the goal, the method adjusts tape transfer time for tape length direction to comply with the head move time for tape width direction. Tape Edge G uard B and 24 2526272829303234Tape Edge G uard B and Direction for Tape Length