Installing UNIX on an 11/94

Tim Shoppa SHOPPA at
Tue Dec 14 05:59:34 AEST 1999

>> I was thinking of using one of those TU58 emulators on the PC, but I 
>> didn't find any mention of booting an 11/94 of these tape drives
>> or installing UNIX from it..

>	No support for the TU58 in the kernel or boot program.   At 256kb
>	it's barely large enough to hold the standalone programs much less
>	a dump of the root filesystem or anything like that.

Even if there was support, it'd be just plain cruel, even with emulated
TU58's.  Reminds me of "The Wagner Ring Cycle on Convenient 45's".

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