DECMATE I - Chicken or the Egg?
vrs at msn.com
Tue Aug 2 13:33:20 CDT 2005
From: "CRC" <technobug at comcast.net>
> A friend came across a DECMATE I and we have been playing with the
> beast, but are unable to figure out how to get a system loaded
> without the necessary floppies for the RX02. It talks nicely to my
> VAXStation 3540 as a VT100 (DP278A option), but it looks only like a
> I've Googled DECMATE and am totally FAQed up with the history and
> long lists of software with little in the way of description. Is
> there any runes to cast or incantations to key in so that we might be
> able to load in a system over the RS232?
I have a working OS/8 system that can make an RX01 or RX02 floppy, if
you have a "dumprest" compatible image you want to make them from.
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