RT-11 5.x install tapes?
wilson at dbit.com
Fri Mar 10 23:12:41 CST 2017
On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 08:56:34PM +0100, Jörg Hoppe via cctalk wrote:
>- I saw that neither 5.5 nor 5.6 has no DD, but 5.0 -5.4G and 5.7 has.
>Didn't understand the reason.
They brought back some long-dead drivers for the final release.
>- Also DD.MAC in the 5.0 - 5.4 and 5.7 changes often.
>I tested tu58fs with oversized TU58 tape for 5.3 and 5.7, the number of
>blocks is always patched into into offset 0x2c, 0x2d in DD.SYS
I don't know why you're saying that in hex ...
>- I made a working DD.SYS with
> .macro DD,
> .link DD,
>.rename DD.SAV DD.SYS
I think you probably want "link dd/nobitmap/exe:dd.sys". The /nobitmap
gets rid of some of the junk in block 0.
>Do you know how to make DDX.SYS? Must be a conditional MACRO symbol.
You want to stick XM.MAC in front of your source file. I can never
remember the exact DCL syntax. Something like "mac xm+dd/obj:ddx".
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