ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Thu Nov 17 15:41:11 CST 2005
>Subject: Re: Minix
> From: David Betz <dbetz at xlisper.mv.com>
> Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 16:31:36 -0500
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>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.
Easier way is to hit halt or break and use odt to load by and the tu58
boot. Saves messing with a jungle of wirewrap posts on the MXV.
>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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