• Subject: Re: Unix Tape on AS/400
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 20:45:59 -0600
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

> A client sent us a Unix tape on a 1/4 cartridge(DC 6525, 525 MB, 1020 feet).
> The only environment on which we have 1/4 device is on our as/400.
> We need tha data( A .TAR file) on that cartridge.
> Is there a way using a Tape file to do this???

can you read it at all?  if so, you may need to create a file the length
of the data (usually 512 or a multiple of that), load it into that using
cpyfrmtap, and then write a program to unscramble it.

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