From: Sergio Edo. Miranda <>
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 14:01:34 EST
Original Question:
> Hi, i have a HD that used to lived in a DEC (OSF/1)
> The machine dies and i need to recover the information.
> I connect the disk in a Solaris box, and the system see the
> disk and with  format i can see the partitions.
> format ask me to label the disk, but i dont want to destroy
> anything, so i  answer no. When i try to mount a partition it complains a
> corrupt label and an I/O error.

The answer is that the filesystems will be incompatible, so the best way
is to find another DEC machine to recover the disk or try in a linux box
with the apropiate modules.
I havent tried the last one
Thanks to

"Reichert, Alan" <>
Steve Mickeler <>
"Weigert, Daniel" <>
David Evans <>
Thomas M. Payerle <>
"Broun, Bevan" <>
Steve Hunt <>
Dave Mitchell <>

Sergio Edo. Miranda
Area de Ingenieria - CEC
Universidad de Chile
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Received on Thu Feb 14 13:14:15 2002

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