Correctish.. :) The compression problem is the same for savefiles... so we're talking the same thing, it's just that I create CDs from savefiles without bothering wth the tape step and they RSTLIB/OBJ just the same... so compression this way is not an option. On Wednesday 05 December 2001 23:12, Adam White wrote: > 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 > firstname.lastname@example.org > www.slic-systems.com/ > > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Brendan Bispham > Sent: 05 December 2001 22:19 > To: email@example.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... > > > . > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.