Remember to check your backups, kids, or you might find yourself scrambling to find a copy of something which you can never retrieve. I'm going to have to go over my whole backup system to diagnose an issue with my tape drive. The joys of SCSI. Not only could it be the tape that's causing the issue, but it could be the drive, the cable, the termination, and even the drive's ID. And people wonder why IDE has penetrated so deeply in the consumer marketplace.