Archiving 8" RT-11 floppies to CD-ROM?
fjkraan at xs4all.nl
Wed Feb 25 12:36:32 CST 2009
Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw at lug-owl.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-24 13:14:06 -0500, David Betz <dbetz at xlisper.com> wrote:
>> > I have a friend who has a number (10-20) of 8" RT-11 floppies he wants
>> > to archive to CD-ROM or some other modern media. Is there anyone in
>> > the Boston area (he lives in Medway) who could help with this? I
>> > believe these are RX01 media since I think they were created on a
>> > PDT-11/150 that I gave away to someone a few years ago. Can anyone
>> > here help? What would the fee be for such a service?
> I obviously cannot help, but it would be nice if, once it is done,
> describe the procedure for others.
Just recently I was able to read my MiniMINC (a PDT-150) floppies with
an 8" drive connected to an AHA1542B (capable of single density) with
Dave Dunfields ImageDisk. I didn't write them back yet (inverted write
protect logic, but assume it will be no problem...
Fred Jan Kraan
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