making backups of IRIX media
jlobocki at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 18:39:52 CST 2008
sweet! i think its alcohol 120%, but I think I will try the linux thing
because that sounds like it will work the best. so the ISO file is the WHOLE
DISC, boot tracks and all, and will burn the image exactly as it was copied?
I have had knowledge and worked with ISO files, but they have always been a
gray area for me as to how they worked. thanks for the ideas!
On Feb 4, 2008 11:39 AM, Chris M <chrism3667 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> yuck a couple of years ago someone offered to load up
> a hard drive with IRIX if I sent them one. He also
> offered to put a demo version of, uh, trying to
> remember, 100% Alcohol or something like that on it.
> It was, TTBOMK, a cd-burning program. Hope that helps.
> I never took advantage. Some really kewell fellow on
> the list sent me a whole bloomin box of IRIX warez.
> Sealed and all. Hot diggity.
> --- David Holland <dholland at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 02:52 -0700, Andrew Warkentin
> > wrote:
> > > joe lobocki wrote:
> > >
> > > >hello,
> > > >I need help making backups of my valuable IRIX
> > media. I have heard that you
> > > >can use CDRWIN, and i did, which made a decent
> > backup, except I couldnt boot
> > > >from the copy, and CDRWIN wont work properly on
> > my laptop. is there any good
> > > >windows based program that would copy and image
> > my IRIX media and keep them
> > > >bootable? if none for windows, i do have ubuntu
> > linux loaded, although not
> > > >compatible with my network devices so it is
> > rarely used and cant download
> > > >things. thanks!!
> > > >-Joe
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > The easiest way to dump them to images would be to
> > use "cat /dev/cdrom >
> > > image.iso" or similar in a shell under Linux.
> > >
> > If you insist on Win32, I believe something called
> > "MagicISO"
> > http://www.magiciso.com/ should read the disks
> > completely. However, its
> > shareware 30$. (I've not actually tried it /w Irix
> > disks, so YMMV)
> > But the Linux method is the free one. Just use
> > something fairly
> > modern /w read-write NTFS support (if you need it)
> > in the rescue image,
> > and do the cat/dd route.
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