Imaging and Emulating Rainbow

Peter Coghlan cctalk at
Sun Aug 14 07:51:08 CDT 2016

> > 
> > Linux, using dd?
> > 
> This did cross my mind. I suppose I am not sure how to get Linux onto the
> machine. With VMS I know I can netboot, I don't have enough Unix knowledge
> to netboot a MicroVAX II. I will try to research how to do it, but if anyone
> has any nice pointers that would be great.

I suspect Linux (does Linux run on an MVII - maybe some bsd variant?) on the
MVII is going to have the same problem VMS is having seeing the RD51 if the
format used by the MVII controller is different to the format used by the
controller in the Rainbow.

Peter Coghlan.

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