In article by Robin Birch:
Why not do this as a terminal emulator that can switch into emulating a
tape drive by some start/stop messaging using the console device. You
could upload a simple bootstrap using ODT that could then read a more
complex boot driver in. If you use the console then that shoud be
universal across all PDP11s.
I had thought of that. I'm not sure I want to write a terminal emulator :)
I guess I should ask those people with tapeless PDP-11s.
If you had a method of booting and installing disk images over a serial
line, would you be happy with a serial line to a `tape server' separate
to your console line, or would you rather have the two combined?
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