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Hideki Nakamura: Tape drive apparatus and method for mounting a volume from a tape medium. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Darren M Simon, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, February 25, 2003: US06525894 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of mounting a volume from a tape medium on a tape drive apparatus. The method reads a bar-code indicating the volume from a tape cartridge, attaches the tape cartridge to a tape drive, and detects the current track position on the basis of a longitudinal track. The method then determines wh ...


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Nigel Ronald Evans, Andrew Malcolm George Clarke, John Mark Mackelden: Tape drive apparatus and method. Hewlett Packard Development Company, November 5, 2013: US08576505 (1 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Andrew Topham, John G McCarthy, Stan S Feather, Shiraz Billimoria, Neil Johnson: Tape drive apparatus and method. Hewlett Packard Company, April 19, 2007: US20070088899-A1

In a tape drive apparatus commonly shared by a plurality of host devices coupled to the tape drive apparatus over a host port, access control is provided. Each host device is identified by a host address. The tape drive apparatus comprises a data transfer unit for transferring data between a loaded ...


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Nigel Ronald Evans, Andrew Malcolm George Clarke, John Mark Mackelden: Tape drive apparatus and method. Hewlett Packard Company, May 3, 2007: US20070097534-A1

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 ...