Got the RX01's running and TSX
jsw at ieee.org
Tue Apr 28 20:25:13 CDT 2020
I have run TSX+ since the early 80's. I developed a few handlers to
do graphics on a Peritek VRG-Q and also for data acquisition.
Nothing like like an J-11, 4Mb and a hard disk to make a excellent
personal workstation back then. RXV21's were not a problem as TSX+
(>v6 I think) could automatically low buffer for them as required.
On 4/28/20 7:39 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> So I got the RX02 drive up and going with the RXV11 controller. Man
> it's interesting to hear those old disks *click*. Both work (which is
> good) and now I'm starting to look through my old disks.
> Interesting issue: Many of my disks are formatted RX02. So I need to
> dig out my RXV21 controller from some box around here and see if that
> works. I never liked the RXV21: It's only 18 bits, does DMA, and is
> quite weird in a 4mb pdp11. But I would like to get this data off.
> I also uncovered my old TSX disks. I have TSX+ 6.5, 6.4, and TSX
> 5.something here on double sided RX02 disks. Looks like my support
> contract ran out in 1991, I'll have to see about renewing that....
> Anyone here still running TSX, or did everyone go to RSX11M+?
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