Old tape files needing review
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 14 15:58:32 CDT 2020
On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 2:56 PM Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 2:26 PM Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> 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:
>> The original appears to be cpio-ed.
> Looks to be more like a USENIX tape based on the directory names...
Maybe the 1980 USENIX tape, based on the listings and what's in the TUHS
Are your archives online, or is it a bunch of tapes still?
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