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Reading EBCDIC (IBM) magnetic tape media?

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The Question is:

We are migrating from a vax machine to an alpha, and for one of the command
 procedures on the VAX there is a program called MAG used to access a mounted
 EBCDIC tape on a ta78 drive. This program does not seem to exist for the
 alpha, and I was wondering if
 there was a replacement.

The Answer is :

  Please check the OpenVMS FAQ for details of reading EBCDIC tapes.

answer written or last revised on ( 21-MAY-2001 )

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