• Subject: Re: Tape Exchange between AS/400 and NCR
  • From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 01 May 1998 22:30:15 -0400

Hi Russ,

Been a LONG time since I did much with tapes that included blocking, etc. 
outside
of the normal default stuff... How do you go about determining the record/block
length on the NCR and what commands are used ?

Thanks !

Chuck

Popeil, Russ wrote:

> Chuck
> Just a thought
> the tapes created on the NCR must be created as IBM standard label tapes and
> the data copied to the tape using record length and blocking.
> The tape is then read in the 400 using the CPYFRMTAP command
>
> Russ Popeil - IBM Certified Specialist - RPG Programmer & AS/400 Sales
> Associate
> Avnet Computer - Integrated Solutions. Bottom-Line Results.
> Office: 516-677-9346, Fax: 516-677-0296, Beeper: 516-786-5846
> eMail:  Russ.popeil@avnet.com
> http://www.avnetcomputer.com
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chuck Lewis [SMTP:CLEWIS@IQUEST.NET]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 30, 1998 9:07 PM
> > To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> > Subject:      Tape Exchange between AS/400 and NCR
> >
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > I had a friend ask me if I could find the answer to a problem he is
> > having. They have an IBM AS/400e 9406-620 and an NCR 3450 running Unix
> > (AT&T) SUR4. The NCR has an 8mm drive and the AS/400  hasa 9427-210 8mm.
> > They want to know how to get data from the NCR to the AS/400. They have
> > tried the tape method with no success (and limited technical knowledge
> > so they may be missing something...). They are migrating from the NCR to
> > the AS/400. Anybody done this (NCR to AS/400, tape to tape OR something
> > else) ?
> >
> > Thanks in advance !
> >
> > Chuck
> >
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