[Coco] RiBB2.02s.arc

L. Curtis Boyle curtisboyle at sasktel.net
Wed Dec 23 02:17:10 EST 2009

If it's the old SEA ARC format, then DEARC under OS-9 will do it.  
Which it probably is, since that was the main archiving format used by  
Fidonet before ZIP came along.

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L. Curtis Boyle

On Dec 23, 2009, at 12:56 AM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net>  

> That is the name of a disk I came across today, and it went ding  
> that someone
> in the last month or so had asked about it, and had not to my  
> knowledge
> received an affirmative reply.
> Next, since its on what appears to be a 720k 5.25" disk, and I seem  
> to be
> having dmode CRS, or possibly I need to clean & lube the drive, but  
> I can't
> read it past about $F00 even with ded.  I suspect the head slider  
> rails are
> goobered up with 15 year old wd-40 or ??
> I may play with it some more tomorrow and see if I can read it out  
> to an
> image of some sort, or just copy the whole file, which appears to be  
> a bit
> over 200k.  If I can do that, I'll move it to someplace where it can  
> be
> grabbed from my web page.  In the meantime, whoever was asking, wave  
> a hand.
> In the meantime, how do I unpack an .arc file?, that's a new one to  
> me.
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