• Subject: RE: Unix Tape on AS/400 [Solved]
  • From: dupe@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Eric Dupre)
  • Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 10:53:21 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

nina,

1-I Created a PF-src with a record lenght of 512
2-I Created a Tape File with the same specs.
3-Did a CPYFRMTAP using that Tap File
4-Tranfered the file to my PC using FTP
5-finally I was able to open the file with WinZip

And guest what...I worked!!

Thanks for your help.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
[mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of nina jones
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 9:46 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Unix Tape on AS/400


> 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.

nj
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