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DLT8000 automatically going to compress mode

Occasional Advisor

DLT8000 automatically going to compress mode

Dear all,

This hp dlt8000 when you insert the tape it is automatically going to compress mode.but i dont want in compress mode,i need in normal mode.whether its hardware related issue or systems side.pls help me to sort out this isssue.
Fred Metcalf
Trusted Contributor

Re: DLT8000 automatically going to compress mode

I dont know how to disable the HW compression on the DLT8000; after all it is an integral part of the designed capacity of the DLT8000 drive.
I would be interested to know what your actual requirement is; why would you need it uncompressed?
Missing MPE :-)