RT-11 5.x install tapes?

Zane Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Thu Mar 9 22:52:50 CST 2017

I booted up RT-11 5.6, my install was done from original 5.6 floppies.  I don’t find any sign of the DD driver, that could be because my /73 doesn’t have a TU58 drive, and I’m not sure where the floppies are right now.  Booting 5.7 I find DD.MAC, my 5.7 install was from an original tape.


> On Mar 8, 2017, at 10:26 AM, Jörg Hoppe via cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> for work on TU58 emulator "tu58fs" I'd like to experiment with oversized tape images under RT-11 5.5, 5.6 and 5.7.
> The images I know about are the classiccmp collections, Earl Evans pointed me to the RT11DV50.ISO archive.
> However, in these images the TU58 driver files DD.MAC/DD.SYS/DDX.SYS are mostly missing.
> Strange, because they claim to be pristine.
> Somebody knows about original RT-11 V5 installation tape images?
> Thanks,
> Joerg

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