cesss wrote:Is there some cpio flag combination which will do the trick?
porter wrote:PymbleSoftware wrote:Linux is little endian and IRIX big endian.
Linux is neutral, my powerpc linux is most definitately big-endian.
kshuff wrote:PymbleSoftware wrote:I thought I was being a little more helpful than maybe your archive is corrupt.
With a stab in the dark? I offered an opinion which may very well be valid but not being an "expert", I guess I could be wrong.
cesss wrote:Well, tried to get to the O2 machine, but... bad news, it no longer boots... amber light, the hard disk seems to not even try to spin, and, the only way of powering off is to unplug the machine -the power button doesn't help even if I press it for a long time- (and... if I plug the power cord again, it switches on without pressing the power button!!). No idea about what's happening, because this O2 used to work, and nobody opened it nor moved it, nor nothing.
cesss wrote:One (hopefully) quick question: Is there some way (without installing samba) of running cpio in my IRIX 6.2 Indigo2 so that it takes the file on my linux box as input and it also dumps the output in the linux box? The only connection between the two machines is a painfully simple LAN.
-K Required for files larger than 2 Gigabytes. Cpio will issue a
warning and skip such files if an attempt is made to archive them
without specifying the -K flag. Used only with the -o option.
Mutually exclusive with -c, -H options. Because the -c option can
not be used, device files with major numbers greater than 127 or
minor numbers greater than 255 could not normally be archived; the
binary format is extended with this option so that those device
files can be backed up, but will not be able to be restored on older
or non-IRIX versions of cpio with the correct major and minor
number. Warning: Use of this option may result in the creation of
an archive that is not portable to other machines; a warning is
issued on the first file causing the archive to not be portable.
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