Accessing a TK50 or TK70 from RT
witchy at binarydinosaurs.co.uk
Sun Jun 12 05:31:27 CDT 2016
On 12/06/2016 11:00, "Rod Smallwood" <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> OK we are moving forward.
> Drive is TK70
> Interface card is a TQK70 controller
> The cart is a TK50 as that's all I have.
> The write protect slide is to write protect off.
> Cart loads normally and activity light goes to on.
> Write protect light is off
> I can now get the INIT to start and ask init Y/N.
> INIT starts but write protect light comes on
> System halts on an I/O error
> .sh dev:mu
> Device Status CSR Vector(s)
> --------- -------- ---
> MU 122722 174500 260 254
> Nearly there I think. I have loads of TK50 tapes to format.
I'm pretty sure the TK70 can only read TK50 tapes and not write to them...
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