Old tape files needing review

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 14 15:56:39 CDT 2020

On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 2:26 PM Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> Folks,
> I've got a fair amount of what would be classified as public domain tape
> data from old customer jobs wandering around.  I don't have the time to
> peruse it in detail and was wondering if someone would like to take a
> stab at a sample and perhaps volunteer for the rest.
> Much of this is from university archivists whose job it was to archive
> all of the unlabeled or private tapes that they found.   I doubt that
> said folks know what to make of the data.
> At any rate, here's a sample from a Unix (probably V7) tar-ed up:
> https://app.box.com/s/htvxd534gvbccoajugfp01ndmfeevxt4
> The original appears to be cpio-ed.

Looks to be more like a USENIX tape based on the directory names...

Are your archives online, or is it a bunch of tapes still?


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