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Data Storage Problem

Paul Hubbard phubbard at POST.ITS.MCW.EDU
Mon Feb 22 11:00:56 EST 1999

Hi everyone,

Our lab recently collected data at Argonne synchrotron, and before leaving
copied the image files to 8mm tape. However, our own 8mm tape drive is
unable to read them.

Both APS and our lab use SGI's, so I was not expecting any problems; but I
keep getting the following error message with these particular tapes:

tar: tape premature EOF

Has anyone else encountered a similar problem? Any ideas on what I can do?
FTPing is a possibility, but we have limited hard drive space, so only one
data set can be sent at a time. The folks at APS may not appreciate this!

Many Thanks

Paul Hubbard (Graduate Student)

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