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From: Lars Brinkhoff <>
Subject: [TUHS] Extracting files from various old dump/restore tapes
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 15:35:38 +0000	[thread overview]
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I have on my hands many images of tapes that seems to have been written
by various implementaions of dump.  I see the magic numbers 60011 and
60012 in little and big endian at offsets 18 (16-bit version?) and 24
(32-bit version?).  I don't know the dating of the tapes, but around
1980 would be a reasonable guess.

Are there some easy to use (ready to run on a modern Unix) tools to
extract files from such tape files?

I'm not looking to restore a file system on disk, just extract the

             reply	other threads:[~2022-08-22 15:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-22 15:35 Lars Brinkhoff [this message]
2022-08-22 16:27 ` [TUHS] " Warner Losh
2022-08-22 16:53   ` Bakul Shah
2022-08-22 16:56     ` Warner Losh
2022-08-23  5:55   ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-08-23 13:02     ` Warner Losh
2022-09-09  5:51   ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-09-14 17:48     ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-09-14 21:33       ` Jan-Benedict Glaw
2022-09-15  5:45         ` Lars Brinkhoff

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