RL02 version of UNIX6?
billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 10:17:55 CST 2017
> simH did not change the size of the disk image. By default, simH
> will automatically
> detect the type of disk on a particular controller (e.g.
> RL01/RL02, RK06/RK07) based
> on the size of the disk image. When I attached the image and did
> a”sh rl0” it showed up
> as an RL02 - those extra few bytes made the difference. The RSX
> distribution kit I
> have is probably from a different source. Later testing showed
> that I could copy the
> baseline disk to an RL02 using standalone BRU but I was unable to
> do the copy using
> standalone DSC (an earlier backup program).
> I just checked the current simH source and, if autosize is
> enabled, it treats any image file
> larger than an RL01 as an RL02. If you turn off autosizing and set
> the drive to RL01, it
> will always consider it an RL01, regardless of the actual size.
> Any attempt to read/write
> past 5MB will return an error.
OK, thanks for explanation. I will report what happens when I try this.
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