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old data tapes RM/COS 2.7.04 software help

old data tapes RM/COS 2.7.04 software help

old data tapes RM/COS 2.7.04 software help

I work at a school and have been given the task of recovering records off of DC600 data tapes.
After finding a drive, SCSI card and a fresh install of Suse 12.1 - I can read the tape. ( 100 more to go )

The top of a printout that was with the tape says :
RM/COS version 2.7.04                Wednesday, January 4, 1989  13:22:32
Source name : WIN.PFILES
Options : PREMOUNT

The header of the file it starts with �UD.

Does anyone recognize anything that can help me find the software to recover the data?

I used dd_rescue to copy the tape to disk. It had about 9 errors as it went but perhaps something can still be gained.

Thanks in advance


RE: old data tapes RM/COS 2.7.04 software help

RM/COS stands for Ryan McFarland COBOL Operating System

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