[TUHS] Booting PDP-11's from RX02's

Vincent Slyngstad v.slyngstad at frontier.com
Mon Oct 31 17:08:28 CDT 2016

>    > From: Don North
>    > Track 0 is not used by standard DEC software
> I wonder why DEC did't use track 0. The thing is small enough (256KB in the
> original single-density) that even 1% is a good chunk to throw away. Does
> anyone know? (I had a look online, but couldn't turn anything up.)

Isn't there some weird crap in track 0 on DECmate RX01s, which has to be 
written in 8b mode instead of 12b mode?


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