Jerome H. Fine
jhfinedp3k at compsys.to
Sun Jan 17 08:05:48 CST 2016
>tony duell wrote:
>>While the TU-58 tape will not have an RT-11 file
>>structure, you can at least read each raw block
>>and display the contents:
>Actually I believe the VAX11/730 console tape is an
>RT11 file system (for all there is no PDP11 involved).
On a VAX, there is an application (named EXCHANGE if I remember
correctly) which reads and writes the first partition of any RT-11 disk
drive. If you are correct and the file structure is from RT-11, then the
TU-58 tapes would look as if they had normal RT-11 files.
If you have a PDP-11 system with a serial DL port, don't forget that
it must also be set at the same speed as the TU-58 tape drive. While
it seems unlikely that you have not made sure with the VAX and the
TU-58 tape that they both have the same baud rate, check just in case.
Let us know if you are successful or if there is any other information
that you need.
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