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Read Skipping Over Data - How to Skip Through Defects



Document Author:

Lawrence Fuss


Document ID:

TD106303


Doc. Organization:

IBM Systems


Document Revised:

10/20/2014


Product(s) covered:








Abstract: This document reviews a method to skip through defects, enabling usage of defective tape cartridges, increasing reliability and saving money from discarding bad cartridges.

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Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Backup and Recovery




Platform(s):

IBM System Storage



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Keywords:

tape, ECC, error correction, servo

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