Zip drives, etc.
rjensen at SAINTMARYS.EDU
Thu Oct 1 07:54:25 CDT 1998
Thanks to all who have expressed opinions about portable and/or high capacity
storage. Because I have a database that needs regular backup following
additions/changes, is too big to fit on standard floppies, and I use several
different machines to work with the database (machines that do not share network
connections), the read/write CD solution doesn't seem reasonable.
>From the responses I have received, it sounds as if Zip drives have some serious
problems; some of you have encountered real difficulties while others are satisfied
users. Given these responses and my budgetary constraints, I will go with the
Thanks again for the advice.
Richard J. Jensen TEL: 219-284-4674
Department of Biology FAX: 219-284-4716
Saint Mary's College E-mail: rjensen at saintmarys.edu
Notre Dame, IN 46556 http://www.saintmarys.edu/~rjensen
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