Old 9-track tape data

From: Gunther Schadow <gunther_at_aurora.regenstrief.org>
Date: Tue Jan 29 09:47:11 2002

Did you already find one? I know two guys in Denver who should
be able to help you out. I have a 9-track too and could read your
tapes, but you shouldn't have to ship to Indy.


pb_at_Colorado.EDU wrote:

> I wonder if anyone can give me suggestions on the "best" way to get data (not
> all that much) off of some old 9-track tapes I have. They are all written
> with tar, on BSD 4.1-4.3 and BSD 2.8-2.9. If I was smart, the tapes are all
> written at 800 or 1600 bpi; I may not have been, and one or more may be at
> 6250 (?) bpi.
> I would be delighted to hear two types of offers: (1) someone in the Denver
> area who has the proper hardware and software, and to whom I can bring the
> tapes and some other medium (1.4/2.8 meg floppy; 100 meg zip) and extract the
> files; (2) someone with the proper hardware and software who would be willing
> for me to ship them the tapes, and make the data (tar files) available to me
> via ftp. I would certainly entertain other reasonable possibilities, as well.
> Thanks in advance. (This must not be a terribly uncommon "problem," right?)
> PB Schechter

Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D.                    gschadow_at_regenstrief.org
Medical Information Scientist      Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor        Indiana University School of Medicine
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