07324297 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 12 patents.

Data storage apparatus is provided for storing data on a tape in accordance with a format specifying a plurality of logs of tape-usage information and a data area for storing the data. Control means are programmed to update one of the logs for each usage of the tape, the logs being selected in turn for updating.

Title
Data storage apparatus and method
Application Number
11/236052
Publication Number
7324297 (B2)
Application Date
September 27, 2005
Publication Date
January 29, 2008
Inventor
John Mark Mackelden
Chippenham
GB
Andrew Malcolm George Clarke
Bristol
GB
Nigel Ronald Evans
Bristol
GB
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Development Company
TX, US
IPC
G11B 19/02
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