RL02 version of UNIX6?
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!
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