[TUHS] Installing SysIII on simh?

Andru Luvisi luvisi at andru.sonoma.edu
Sat Jun 21 04:29:19 AEST 2003

On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Maciek Bieszczad wrote:
> I'm having some trouble trying to build sys3.tap with mksys3tap.pl. I
> also tried another script (the original mkdisttap.pl from 2.11BSD), but
> none of these perl scripts seem to work for me. Am I doing something
> wrong here?

It looks like the same thing I am doing, but...

> [~/sys3]# ls
> boot  cpio.tape  mini-root mksys3tap.pl* script
> [~/sys3]# ./mksys3tap.pl > sys3.tap
> [~/sys3]# ls -l sys3.tap
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root     3076812 Jun 18 18:59 sys3.tap

We don't seem to have the same sizes...

-rw-r--r--    1 luvisi   luvisi    3086172 Jun 20 09:44 sys3.tap
-rw-r--r--    1 luvisi   luvisi       9216 Mar 18 16:12 boot
-rw-r--r--    1 luvisi   luvisi    3072000 Mar 18 16:12 mini-root

If I replace
  add_file("boot", 512);
  add_file("/dev/null", 512);

I get 3076812, so I suspect that your "boot" file is empty.

Andru Luvisi, Programmer/Analyst

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