Correctish...
You can not restore a save file directly from CD.  You therefore have to
copy the file from the CD first of all into a savefile (now standard stuff
works).
When saving a standard tapefile to a CD, the tapefile must not be
compressed, or it all goes belly up.  No such restriction on save files.

There is also the option of using zip/gzip/zlib etc (there are several open
source programs for this) when copying the data from the save file to a
compressed file.
The problems are 1. The length of time it can take on a slower 400 (like
mine) and 2. The extra disk space it takes whilst creating the copy.

Regards
Adam White
adam@slic-systems.com
www.slic-systems.com/

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]On
Behalf Of Brendan Bispham
Sent: 05 December 2001 22:19
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Writing multiple CD volumes for the AS/400?

You can convert savefiles into the CD format, but I dont believe it works
for
compressed savefiles... ie the DSPOPT shows the save but the RST fails...


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