Bootable 8" floppy needed for PDP-11/23

Jerry Weiss jsw at
Sat Oct 15 14:04:45 CDT 2016

> On Oct 15, 2016, at 12:53 PM, Scott Baker <scott.l.baker at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a PDP-11/23 system with a DSD-440 dual 8" floppy drive.
> On reset, it prints:
> 28
> and waits for the operator to insert a bootable 8" floppy and type DY0.
> The problem is I do not have a bootable 8" floppy.
> The DSD-440 should be compatible with either RX01 or RX02.
> Can anyone on this list help me out with a bootable 8" floppy?
> I will gladly pay for the floppy + shippng costs.
> Thanks,
> Scott
> PS: Pictures of the system can be found here:

Hi Scott,

If no-one can get you one faster, I can probably do one later in the week.
I need to setup my RX02, not having used it since February. 

What version of RT11 do you want?  I’ll include a copy
of Kermit to make sure you can download other files.

jsw at

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