RSTS V7 magtape images on bitsavers
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Sat Feb 11 11:12:57 CST 2017
I have put RSTS-11 media, docs and install log at:
On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 8:08 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
> > From: Paul Koning
> >> When did V7 come out, BTW?
> > The files on the SYSGEN tape have a timestamp of 26-Sep-79, so "Fall
> > 1979" sounds right.
> Ow. I was looking for something a lot earlier than that. I used RSTS-11 in
> the '72-'74 timeframe, so it's a version from that era I'd like to have.
> idea what version that would be - and if it's still extant?
> > I've used the V4A kit (DECtapes) to build that ... (There's a V4A
> > sysgen manual on Bitsavers too ...)
> When was that one?
> >> It would be really nice to have sources - are they gone forever?
> > Some still exist. I know someone who has a RSTS source kit, not sure
> > which version. I have pieces of source.
> OK, better than nothing.
> > A complication with all of this is the question of licensing.
> There's a
> > hobbyist license for RSTS to build and run it, but whether that
> > over to making sources available is an interesting question. I'm not
> > sure who to ask these days, either.
> Hmm. I guess technically HP owns it now?
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