bqt at Minsk.DoCS.UU.SE
Thu Nov 23 18:25:13 AEST 1995
>On Tue, 21 Nov 1995, Steven M. Schultz wrote:
>> Danny -
>> > From: "Danny R. Brown" <sysyphus at crl.com>
>> > Now, I have several components of 2.11, and I'm trying to build a
>> > bootable TK50 tape to install from. The problem is that I cannot
>> Hmmm - does RT-11 have the ability/utilities to write 512 byte
>> records "bits as is" to tape? No labeling, no nothing.
> ------- snip ------
>> Can you, using RT-11 do the equivalent of:
>> cat mtboot mtboot boot > file
>> dd if=file of=tapedrive bs=512
> First, I want to complement you on the excellent docs for 2.11BSD.
> Second, I want to flame the people at DEC who decided that the
> TK-50 MUST have a directory of some sort, and that various commands
> which will work with other mag-tape devices will NOT work on the
> TK-50 (under RT-11).
> I am now going to plan B. I am going to scrounge up a proper reel-
> to -reel magtape.
> Anybody know where I can find one ? :=)
I have a TU77 here in Sweden... :-)
And maybe Megan can answer for that "stupidity"...? :-)
More information about the TUHS