How do I read a 5Gbyte tape on a 2Gbyte drive?
Posted by: email@example.com (Robert Metcalf)
To read a 5Gbyte tape on a 2Gbyte drive, the
tape needs to have been created with a density setting of 20.
The following is from IBM's electronic ASKSUPPORT repository:
R: The 7208 011 5 GB tape drive has various density settings which are