Glen Slick glen.slick at
Thu May 19 13:54:07 CDT 2016

On May 19, 2016 11:42 AM, "Rod Smallwood" <rodsmallwood52 at>
> Hi
>    I'd like to load RSTS/e on my 11/83. I have TK50's available so I
guess the question is how do I get or create an install
> TK50 tape with RSTS/e on it
> Rod

If you really want to install from tape use a Q-bus SCSI controller and
SCSI tape drive instead. It will be a lot less painful.

I've had reasonable luck doing that with Exabyte 8mm SCSI drives. (Also
with Pertec interface 9-track drives.) I have had no good luck doing
anything with TK50 drives.

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