Have VAX 82x0/83x0 console floppies been archived?
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Mon Apr 25 07:05:45 CDT 2016
On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 09:39:09PM -0700, Josh Dersch wrote:
> I've archived all the unique floppies that came with my 8350 (there were
> many duplicates), which came to 28 disks. I've put images up at:
> Images are provided in the raw SCP (SuperCard Pro) format and IMD
> (ImageDisk) format. It's pretty trivial to convert these into whatever
> format you desire (I suggest using the HxC floppy emulator tools here:
> These should work on any of the 8200/8300-series VAXen. A text file
> detailing the label of the disk is included in each archive. I have not
> tested these disks yet (the 8350 is a future project), if you run into any
> issues I can try redumping the problematic disks.
> - Josh
> On 4/17/16 1:36 AM, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
> >Oh, that would be great to have. I have a 8354 (the last 4 is processor
> >count I think). Mine is in an unknown state.
> >I have some floppies, but not 40.
> >On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 09:22:26PM -0700, Josh Dersch wrote:
> >>I also picked up a VAX 8350 today (it was a productive afternoon). It came
> >>with a box of maybe 40 RX50 floppies for console and various diagnostics. A
> >>cursory Internet search didn't reveal whether these have been archived
> >>If they haven't already been archived somewhere, I'll take care of archiving
> >>them later this week...
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