Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Mar 31 09:02:24 CDT 2020

> On Mar 31, 2020, at 8:45 AM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 3/31/20 8:37 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
>>> On Mar 30, 2020, at 10:30 PM, Mark Matlock via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>>> According to the Ref Manual, that's the one I was looking for.
>>>> Now to mount the RL on RSTS and see what it takes to build it
>>>> there.  I'll let the list know how I make out in case someone
>>>> else is interested.
>>>> bill
>>>   The RL02 image is RSX Files-11, and I’m not sure if you can mount that with RSTS. I could move it to a RT-11 formatted RL02 or if your RSTS system is on HECnet I can put it where you could get it that way.
>> RSTS won't read ODS.  It does know how to read RT11 file structure (with a standard utility).
> Problem with that is all the files get jumbled into one directory
> and I am sure the build will want them in the right proj,uid locations
> in order to work.  I am thinking a backup tape may do the job.  SPD's
> seem to say that later versions of RSX and RSTS had compatible BACKUP
> formats.  We'll see.  If that don't work there is always kermit.  :-)
> bill

RSTS V9 and later have a BACKUP that's compatible with VMS, so if RSX has one also that would work.  And there's DECnet, of course.


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