Non-512-byte sector drive cloning?
b4 at gewt.net
Tue Feb 17 10:51:16 CST 2015
ddpt (related to sg_utils) did the trick on FreeBSD!
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> On Feb 17, 2015, at 11:48, Brad Parker <brad at heeltoe.com> wrote:
>> On 2/11/15, 4:56 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>> I have the SC-40 home safe and sound.
>> Before I go ANY further...I want to image the boot/microcode drives which aren't 512-byte sectors. What's the best approach?
>> My options are a VAX netbooting VMS or netbooting NetBSD (install doable for that one.)
> I've had very good luck cloning scsi drives with non standard sector sizes using linux. I did it all from the command line using the "sg" device interface. It does the reads "by hand" so it's a little slow but it works fine. I can dig up the command line I used if you need.
> I would set up linux box with a good scsi card if I were you.
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