On Wed, 29 Oct 1997, Tim Shoppa wrote:
to reload an operating system onto one of my Micro PDP-11
systems, and it insists that it will only install to an RD-51 drive.
You tell us which operating system this is, but most revisions of
RT-11, RSX-11M+, and RSTS/E aren't that picky about MSCP devices.
It's RSTS, (the version # escapes me at the moment) and its being
Just about any MFM hard drive can be pressed into
service as a RD51
(as it is *almost* the lowest common denominator in MFM drives, after
you forget about the original ST506). If you've got a larger physical disk,
you just tell the RQDX formatter that you're using to format it as
a smaller logical disk.
Which RQDX formatter are you using, BTW?
My VS2000. No copies of the tape based formatter have fallen my way to
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