08576505 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 36 patents.

Disclosed is a method of storing data on a tape medium in at least one data recording session employing a tape drive apparatus operable to record the data in accordance with a format specifying an unused area of the tape medium. The method comprises formatting the tape medium according to the format, and recording a tape medium identifier in the specified unused area of the tape medium.

Title
Tape drive apparatus and method
Application Number
11/260994
Publication Number
8576505 (B2)
Application Date
October 28, 2005
Publication Date
November 5, 2013
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 5/09
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