06417977 is referenced by 4 patents.

A system for testing and cleaning a removable media drive such as a tape drive includes a utility cartridge and computer readable program code to initiate utility operations. The utility cartridge comprises computer readable magnetic storage media for performing testing operations thereon and non-magnetic cleaning media for cleaning the drive head. A method for testing and cleaning a removable media drive is also disclosed, as is a method for providing the system described herein.

Title
System for testing and cleaning a removable media drive
Application Number
9/642129
Publication Number
6417977 (B1)
Application Date
August 18, 2000
Publication Date
July 9, 2002
Inventor
Mark E Wanger
Ft Collins
CO, US
Leslie G Christie Jr
Greeley
CO, US
Seiya Ohta
New Castle
WA, US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Company
CA, US
IPC
G11B 27/36
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