Because i have a spare, small laptop. That's why.
The emulator-board from http://www.sparetimegizmos.com/
is a very good
way to implement a TU-58 emulator, but i do not have one.
On Wed, 2002-01-16 at 18:53, Doc wrote:
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Ethan Dicks wrote:
The reason for using the other VAX is to use it to easily create the
filesystem on the emulated tape. If you had a way to read the tape
that you do have, you could just put the image on the PC, run the
TU-58 emulator and go.
OK, the reason I haven't joined this thread before is that I'm almost
entirely ignorant wrt console tapes. Plus, up to this point an emulated
TU-58 wouldn't get data off the orphan tapes, so an emulator wouldn't
My question is, why go the small-PC route instead of using something
like the TU-58 emulator at
It is really a question, not a suggestion. I think I'm missing a
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