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Tape protection method after tape breakage in mid-tape recovery system

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020277D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Nov-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Nov-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system to protect tape and tape drive mechanism during mid-tape recovery after power on by prohibiting tape motion if tape breakage information is stored in nonvolatile memory on single reel tape drive system.