[pups] Making a TK50 2.11BSD boot tape for an 11/73
luvisi at andru.sonoma.edu
Fri Jan 17 03:42:14 AEST 2003
On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, David Evans wrote:
> > That's not a bad idea. Perhaps I should just make a minimal
> > bootable image using simh or such, dd it to a SCSI disk, and then
> > attach that to my 11/73. Might be easier than endless futzing with the
> > TK50.
> Don't. The moment you copy a tape file to disk, you will loose meta
> information unless you use a program specifically designed to preserve
> that information.
I misread David's post the first time. I thought he was thinking of doing
an installation on simh (using a bootable tape image) and then dd'ing the
disk image onto a SCSI disk to boot the real PDP-11 from. Is there any
reason this wouldn't work?
Andru Luvisi, Programmer/Analyst
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