VAX/VMS disk cloning

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Thu Feb 17 17:18:31 2005

> For you VAX/VMS guys...
> Is there a graceful VMS (version is not yet unknown, but guessed to be
> roughly 4.5) way to clone a hard disk in the manner of the UNIX dd
> utility?
> Thanks,
> Darren Peterson

Unfortunatly the only system I've ever had running that old of a version had
the disk die before I could think about backing it up (it booted once). I
clone disks on my modern systems using BACKUP. You'll want to boot from a
stand alone backup tape and hopefully you can do the following:


At least I assume this will work in V4.x, but I don't have any doc's handy,
as they're all buried in storage.

Received on Thu Feb 17 2005 - 17:18:31 GMT

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