[TUHS] What UNIX on a PDP-11/34 ?

Carl Lowenstein carl.lowenstein at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 02:47:37 AEST 2005

On 11/9/05, Ian King <iking at killthewabbit.org> wrote:
> Weirdness - my original reply to your mail never showed up....
> First of all, YES to v6!  That's what I have on my 11/34, with 192k of
> MOS memory and two RK05 drives.  You can regen the whole system with no
> problem.  I'm only running the console on it, but in multiuser mode.
> One of the images on the PUPS site is a v6 distribution tape.  But even
> if you don't have a tape drive, it seems you could build a disk image on
> an emulator, then stream that over to your RL with vtserver.  I've had
> some success doing this with other machines (fortunately, the archives
> contained RK05 images and I have RKs).  -- Ian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tuhs-bounces at minnie.tuhs.org [mailto:tuhs-bounces at minnie.tuhs.org]
> On Behalf Of asbesto
> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 5:17 AM
> To: tuhs at tuhs.org
> Subject: Re: [TUHS] What UNIX on a PDP-11/34 ?
> Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 12:35:08AM +0100, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > > here at freaknet medialab we made some images of our
> > > RL02 disk packs with RT-11 and GAMMA-11 software
> > > (specific for a Nuclear Camera, this pdp-11 was used
> > > for medical exams) :)
> > > what can we install? any hint ?
> > I had Ultrix-11 on ours, using 2 RK05 drives. But only briefly, as
> but, can we install a RK05 image into an RL02 drive ? :%
> or, maybe a V6 ?

6th Edition Unix predates RL02 drives by a few years.  I would try for
DEC's V7m.

    carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego
                                                 clowenst at ucsd.edu

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