Re: Linux VCR driver?

Alan Cox (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 20:22:44 +0000 (GMT)

> "There are controllers available for many PC's that allow a VCR to be
> used as a backup device. This is an inexpensive way to get a lot of
> backup capability on a PC. However, in order to utilize such a system,
> a device driver will have to be written..."

I have seen one in the UK "Danmere backer". They didnt seem keen to give
out info and I wasnt bored enough to dump one through DOSemu. Anyway a
floppy tape drive was cheaper at the time