[TUHS] Installing SysIII on simh?

zmkm zmkm new_zmkm at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 23 03:37:53 AEST 2003


I should've known better before I rush my reply :-) , what I meant was since 
gnu cpio  can uncompress those cpio files , so I assumed that it can be 
uncompressed booted and re packaged as a single .dsk image (like the unix7 
thing) , but since I have no background in pdp11 hardware I am not sure how 
can this be done.



>From: Andru Luvisi <luvisi at andru.sonoma.edu>
>Reply-To: Andru Luvisi <luvisi at andru.sonoma.edu>
>To: zmkm zmkm <new_zmkm at hotmail.com>
>CC: tuhs at tuhs.org
>Subject: Re: [TUHS] Installing SysIII on simh?
>Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 11:21:34 -0700 (PDT)
>On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, zmkm zmkm wrote:
> >
> > Andu
> >
> > wouldn't be easier to load it through dsk (I mean download the complete 
> > and make a dsk out of it) .
>I'm not clear on what you mean by this.  Here is how I was planning to do
>the install:
>  1) Boot from tape
>  2) Install miniroot on disk
>  3) Boot from disk
>  4) Untar rest of installation onto disk from tar tape file
>The instructions in usr/src/man/docs/setup (in the tar file) talk about
>using cpio and cpio format tape files instead of tar, but all I have is a
>tar file.
>I have not managed to finish step 3.
>Andru Luvisi, Programmer/Analyst
>Quote Of The Moment:
>   Appel's method avoids making a large number of small trampoline bounces
>   by occasionally jumping off the Empire State Building.
>                   -- Henry G. Baker, "Cheney on the M.T.A."

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