[rescue] Anybody have a DDS-4 drive I can borrow?

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Mon Apr 30 16:59:55 CDT 2007

    On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 04:09:08PM -0500, Mike Hebel wrote:
>> Do you at least know what kind of tape it is?  (cpio, dump, ufsdump,
>> tar, etc.)
> Yes - thank goodness.  Tar tape created on a HP-UX box.

    That's easy.  What gets weird is when you've got proprietary
installers that read the raw device directly and your endianness
is wrong.  That's why I like keeping intact reference systems

   If all else fails, "dd"[0] is your friend.

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[0] "Copy and Convert" my backside.  They should have just cut to the
     chase and called it "Diddle and Duplicate".

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