RL02 version of UNIX6?

John Forecast john at forecast.name
Mon Feb 6 18:09:44 CST 2017

> On Feb 6, 2017, at 6:22 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
> John  or anyone...regarding this:
>>        The v3.2 version I have from bitsavers has the baseline disk a few
>> bytes larger than
>>        an RL01 so simH autosized it (incorrectly) to an RL02. Hopefully
>> Mark’s new sizing
>>        code should avoid this in the future. To copy an RL01 RSX disk to
>> an RL02 you can use
>>        BRU (Backup and Restore Utility). Get the magtape image
>>        BB-L974F-BC_RSX11M_4.5_BRU64K.tap from bitsavers. Attach your
>> RL01 image to
>>        rl0 and create a new RL02 image attached to rl1. Boot the magtape:
>>        first device is dl0:
>>        second device is dl1:
> I have made the bootable RL01 image and it works in simH.  I have
> BB-L974F-BC_RSX11M_4.5_BRU64K.tap in place but what kind of tape device do
> I set in simH to attach it?  I need to attach prior to booting and the
> within RSX11/M
	If you’ve set the simH to an 11/40 you can attach it to tq0 before booting. It will
	boot a standalone system so the tape is no longer needed after the boot. I was
	unable to successfully boot the tape in less than 256KB so make sure you have
	sufficient memory enabled.


>> At the “>” prompt type “run bru”
>>       At the “BRU>” prompt type “/init dl0: dl1:” and it will perform
> the copy. If you copied the
>>       baseline system, you should be able to boot the newly created RL02.
> I have named the blank RL02 rlRSX11M.dsk
> Almost there!
> BIll

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