[TriLUG] A UNIX oldie and perhaps a goodie
dave at jamsoft.com
Thu Oct 29 14:39:55 EDT 2009
Any identifying info on the tape and what are its dimensions?
Guessing a QIC or early DAT. The format is likely dump, cpio or tar and may be readable if you can find a SCSI drive compatible with the cartridge.
----- "Greg Brown" <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> A friend of mind dropped by my cube this morning and left an old UNIX
> probably created with a SparcStation 10. Turns out my old friend has
> let go from the company and he found this tape cleaning out his desk.
> left a tongue-in-cheek note saying "here are your sound files back".
> tape is dated 11/12/96.
> What's interesting here is *I think* this tape contains the /audio
> from sunsite.unc.edu prior to The Great Disk Crash. I have absolutely
> way of reading the tape. If anyone is interested in the tape and has
> something that can read it I'd be curious to know what's actually on
> thing. If the tape does indeed include the old audio directory from
> I'd be interested in coverting the tape to some other useable format.
> have no idea what format the audio files are stored as but I would
> assume a
> plug-in for Audicity exists.
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