RL02 version of UNIX6?
john at forecast.name
Fri Feb 3 10:18:30 CST 2017
> On Feb 3, 2017, at 8:22 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
>> On Feb 2, 2017, at 11:19 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am curious to see what OS's run on an 11/40 without the EIS card other
>> than RT-11. I am researching this. I have always wanted to learn more
>> about batch-11.
> You mean DOS/BATCH? Yes, that would run on that machine, it's an 11/20 OS. So would the pre-Batch version of DOS-11 (V4).
> Another OS that would run on your machine (as well as an 11/20) would be RSTS-11 (V4, or I suppose V3 if you can find that), the predecessor of RSTS/E that didn't use the MMU.
> It may be that some flavors of RSX-11/M or /S can be built with no EIS, since it's supposed to be possible to build a non-MMU version at least of /S. But I don't know the specifics (no RSX experience).
It looks as though Bill only has RL02 drives on the 11/40 so that would rule out DOS/BATCH. One of the later 3.x releases of RSX-11M should be OK (4.x seems to have dropped unmapped support).
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