[pups] Making a TK50 2.11BSD boot tape for an 11/73
dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 17 03:30:51 AEST 2003
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 09:34:16AM -0800, Andru Luvisi wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, David Evans wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 07:53:02AM -0800, Andru Luvisi wrote:
> > > maketape will pad each of "mtboot", "mtboot", and "boot" out to an even
> > > length of 512 bytes. The "cat | dd" method will not pad the first two
> > > out.
> > >
> > Ahhh--of course. One would have to do a series of "dd"s in order to
> > get the padding happening.
> But then they would end up in separate tape files. :-(
Ahh--I was asleep at the wheel and forgot that there's no convenient way
to concatenate the files using dd. Duh.
> I already made one. It's part of
> along with the Perl script I wrote to make it.
Oh yeah--I saw that but forgot about it.
Just not my day. :P
David Evans (NeXTMail/MIME OK) dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
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