moving disks between archs

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Feb 9 12:33:35 PST 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 11:37:45PM +0100, Paolino wrote:
> I'm using a disk to bring data to an network-isolated machine  running 
> sparc. What filesystem can I use to get some compatibility?
> Having placed an UFS from an i386, makes it unreadable on the sparc, IRC 
> guys tought me it's an endiannes problem.
> Is tar going to work ?

tar will work, so you can always write the tar file to the raw disk
(i.e. use no filesystem).

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