diskcp - copy contents of one disk to another
Copies the contents of the RL02 disk mounted on drive 0 to the disk
mounted on drive 1. After invoking
the user is sees:
Diskcp copies blocks from the disk in drive 0
to the disk in drive 1.
Mount the disk to be copied in drive 0
and the disk to be written in drive 1.
For extra security, Write Protect drive 0.
Type a one letter response to specify operation
Copy entire disk [a]
Copy specified blocks [b]
It has been my experience, that you should not write-protect drive 0
until you see this information on screen. Unless you really know what
you are doing, you want option
The disk copy operation takes 1:38 minutes. If you get error messages
about write failures on the target disk cartridge, throw the target
disk cartridge away. It has been my experience that the system should
be re-booted after this process is finished, even if the next task is
to make another copy of the disk.
The disk copy operation will fail if drive 1 is write protected or if
either of the disks contain bad blocks. When these faults occur,
error messages containing the dive and block numbers and error flags