Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…
huw.davies at kerberos.davies.net.au
Fri May 5 08:39:40 CDT 2017
> On 5 May 2017, at 07:41, Terry Stewart via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> 4. How likely is it that disks from a 1985 VAX is in some weird proprietary
> format OTHER than VMS?
It has been a very long time since I had a VAX-11/780 to play with but as other people have mentioned the format is much more likely to be RT-11 than ODS-2.
You mentioned that you had a directory listing of one or more of the floppies.
Can you scan one (or type it up)? The layout of the directory listing should give a clue to the on-disk format.
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