Replacing tape changer with USB disk drives.

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Jun 17 16:06:44 UTC 2008

> Cheap controller in the USB enclosure.  I've used quite
> a few USB enclosures in the past years, and there are
> significant performance differences.  As a rule of thumb,
> the cheaper the box, the slower it is.  Of course there
> are exceptions to that rule.

actually - firewire enclosures are not much more expensive, but you always 
get at least 40MB/s

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