dbetz at xlisper.mv.com
Thu Nov 17 15:31:36 CST 2005
Wow! That's great. I hadn't thought of using VTserver. I'll download
it and see if I can get it working. I guess that means I'll have to
switch my MXV11 over to TU58 boot though.
On Nov 17, 2005, at 4:24 PM, Doc Shipley wrote:
> David Betz wrote:
>> Do you know if a PC controller for an MFM drive can format an
>> ST225 sufficiently that RT-11 can use it? I figure it would get
>> the high level format wrong but wouldn't the low level format be
>> okay? Can't RT-11 handle the high level formatting?
> Much easier, in my opinion, just to do it in XXDP. I have the
> Winchester standalone (zrqch0?) from XXDP modified** to boot from
> VTserver v2.x. If you want to try that, check out the system
> requirements for VTserver and remind me next week and I'll send you
> the fixed standalone utility. I've used it on ST225, ST251, RD53
> and RD54 disks.
> ** according to J. Engdahl's excellent instructions
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