[TUHS] Installing a large set of files into v6 from a modern host

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Dec 4 15:14:58 AEST 2015

On 2015-12-04, Will Senn wrote:
> 2. a tar and unzip binary for v6 that is capable of dealing with the 
> tarball

http://mercury.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/tech/ImprovingV6.html has tar.

You'll want to use --format=v7 to create the tar on the host computer.

> (but isn't the tarball going to exceed the max file size anyway, 
> if so this won't work)

You'd be using the tape device directly, not a file.

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