[TUHS] TUHS Digest, Vol 33, Issue 2
emu at e-bbes.com
Fri Aug 11 23:45:08 AEST 2006
what system are you using to write the tape ?
Madcrow Maxwell wrote:
> Hmm, I could create that file by "dd if=/dev/zero of=filesep bs=1
> count=4" and then insert one copy of filesep between every tape file
> and put two at the end. If it works, I'll post the script in
> gratitude. Thanks.
> Mike "Madcrow" K.
> On 8/10/06, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
>>> I tried doing things by hand,
>>> running maketape and then "cat"ing the file it created along with all
>>> the other files "dd"ed by the script into a single file.
>> You need to put file marks between everything logically 'dd'-ed
>> In the .tap format, file marks are four bytes of 0.
>> End of tape should have two sets of file marks (eight bytes of 0)
>> FWIW, I sent warren a .tap image of Ultrix 2.0. Never heard anything from
>> him about it.
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