George's PDP Tape in UK

Michael Engel engel at
Thu Aug 7 18:39:42 AEST 1997


it seems my mail didn`t come through last time ...

> 	Just got this back from George Coulouris in the UK. He's got an
> old tape with PDP-11 UNIX software on it which he'd like to read:
>  * In article by George Coulouris:
>  * > Warren,
>  * > Thanks for your reply. I'd be happy to liase with anyone who is willing to
>  * > have a go at reading the tape.
>  * > George
> [and later...]
>  * Did anybody get back to you about reading that old PDP-11 tape, George??
> No, I'm afraid not.
> I have been told that there is a 9-track tape drive at another centre in
> London, but I haven't pursued it 'cos I was waiting for contact from your
> people.
We have a TU81+ 9 track tape connected to a VMS Alpha here. So, if you send
me the tape, I will try to read it. Worked perfectly some months ago for a
10 yr. old tape from a DECsystem 10 ...

	Michael Engel	(engel at

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