[pups] Duh - how do you format an RX50?

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Sun Feb 10 04:46:36 AEST 2002

On Feb 9,  8:37, Jay Jaeger wrote:
> Um, bzzzzt.  Wrong.  I have a floppy labeled:  BL-FN7AP-MC CZFNAP0 M-11
> FORMTR RX50  .  This is a formatter program for a Micro PDP-11.
> It is a *diagnostic* program (not a user program) for formatting these
> beasties.  Mine is for the -11, I would imagine that there is one for the
> MicroVAX as well.

Jay, I just checked on that.  It's not an RX50 formatter, it's the XXDP V2
formatting and diagnostics routines for an RXDX3.  IIRC it will format RD5x
hard drives, and RX33, but not an RX50.  Can you get a directory listing of
the disk?

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York

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