Multi-platform distribution format (Was: Backups [was

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Mon Sep 21 11:28:34 CDT 2015

On 9/21/2015 4:30 AM, Johnny Billquist wrote:

> On 2015-09-21 02:11, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
>>  >Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> Note that the RX50 was the same.  DEC finally changed
>> their marketing policy with the RX33 drive which used the
>> same 3.5" HD floppy media as the PC.  It was actually
>> possible to FORMAT those floppies under RT-11.
> No, DEC actually did support users formatting RX50 floppies on their
> own, but only on the Rainbow.
>     Johnny

There was also a standalone PDP-11 diagnostic program available that
could do it.


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