PDP11/23+ goes on

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Jun 18 16:28:53 CDT 2005


>
>Subject: Re: PDP11/23+ goes on
>   From: Philipp Hachtmann <hachti at hachti.de>
>   Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 23:24:38 +0200
>     To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>
>
>>>I use a ZIP drive and a Qbus MSCP disc controller.
>
>Sounds interesting. But where to get that MSCP controller??
>
>>>A software-only solution (though much slower) is to use the
>>>TU58 simulation software that is around
>
>.... But with it I would be able to boot my machine. At the moment I have 
>NOTHING to boot up my system, copy disks, transfer data from pc etc...
>
>But I have a lot (perhaps more than 100) of these 8" disks.
>
>Can I boot RT11 or RSX11 from floppy???
>
>Regards,
>
>Philipp :-)

Yes!  You can also boot RT-11 from TU58 (or a simulated one).
RT-11 will boot from any block structured device provide there 
is a driver for it.


Allison



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