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    SubjectRe: NOW iBCS problems... (was Re: Nostalgia: System V Release 2 filesystem)
    On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 07:57:57PM -0600, Jim Roland wrote:
    >
    > To all still listening to this thread, I managed to get things copied over.
    > I ended up getting the network card to work by faking the old subnet on my
    > network with a 2nd "server" card. Long story, but it worked.
    >
    I have to ask. Was the old subnet somehow hardwired into the card?

    > By using a series of mounts and dd commands, I was able to get the drive
    > copied to a single file for backup purposes. I then, storing it on a
    > backup system, setup a loopback ext2 filesystem (in a single file) and
    > copied the data across by sucking from the old box into the new box (new
    > Linux box pulling files from the INSECURE workstation). It's kind of long,
    > but if anyone is interested in how, I will elaborate later.

    Sounds like an adventure. We now pronounce you worthy.
    >
    > I was (after installing the iBCS module) able to get the program to run,
    > except that I get an error soon after the splash screen comes up. Here i
    > sthe screen shot of the screen:
    >
    >
    >
    > Copyright (c) 1991 U.S. AMADA Co., LTD. version 2.11
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > FMS LINE CONTROL SYSTEM(P.CELL)
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Interactive UNIX
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Loading the software, please wait ...
    > iBCS: ioctl(3, 6b00[..k], 0xbffff9a6) unsupported
    > SYSTEM ERROR : ioctl(): Invalid argument
    >
    >
    > Are there other iBCS module I need to load becides just the iBCS.o module?
    > Any special devices I need to make or link to "modern" ones? Any help
    > woudl be appreciated.
    >
    >
    >
    > -=>Jim Roland
    >
    > "Never settle with words what you can settle with a flamethrower."
    > --Anonymous
    >
    >
    > On Sat, 25 Mar 2000, Toby A. Rider wrote:
    >
    > > Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2000 09:46:55 -0800
    > > From: Toby A. Rider <tarider@argyll.wisemagic.com>
    > > To: Jim Roland <jim@roland.net>, linux-admin@vger.rutgers.edu
    > > Subject: Re: Nostalgia: System V Release 2 filesystem
    > >
    > > Jim Roland wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > > However, I am needing to mount the drive under Linux. I've searched for
    > > > over 7-8 hours all over the net, kernel documentation, etc, but am unable
    > > > to get the drive to mount.
    > > >
    > >
    > > Please keep us posted on your progress with this. I remember those old
    > > machines and will be very interested in seeing if you're able to mount
    > > that volume on your linux box.
    > > Thanks!
    > >
    > > Toby A. Rider
    > >
    >
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