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Newsgroups: comp.unix.sco.misc Subject: Re: How do I mount an SCO UNIX 3.2 filesystem on Linux From: firstname.lastname@example.org. (John DuBois) Message-ID: <eUeI5.email@example.com> X-Abuse-Info: Please be sure to forward a copy of ALL headers X-Abuse-Info: Otherwise we will be unable to process your complaint properly Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 11:14:18 GMT Brian K. White wrote: > the easiest way to go would be to run mkdev hd to add a new hard drive, > (this creates the /dev/hdxyz device files for you) then determine the > device name for your new raw partition (or whole drive for that metter, > you actually do not need any partitions at all, not even one that takes up > the whole drive) > then dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hd10 (for whole 2nd ide drive for instance) > then mkfs -f HTFS /dev/hd10 > then mkdir /d2 > then mount -f HTFS /dev/hd10 /d2 > then to copy your "u" filesystem, > cd /u; tar cf - . | (cd /d2 ;tar xf -) > then in linux: > mkdir /d2 > modprobe sysv > mount -t sysv /dev/hdb /d2 > > note: if linux can't read the HTFS filesystem, you may need to try > substituting one of the following untill it works. I know for a fact linux > reads xenix just fine, but xenix fs has yucky limitations like 14 > character name length If Linux does understand the filesystem type currently in use, there's no need to create a new filesystem and tar-copy the files over. Just dd the filesystem directly onto the new device, e.g.:
dd if=/dev/ru of=/dev/rhd10 bs=64k John -- John DuBois firstname.lastname@example.org. KC6QKZ/AE http://www.armory.com./~spcecdt/
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