Contents of DEC 8" floppies

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Thu Oct 15 16:53:38 CDT 2015

I'd expect you could still read them sector by sector - an RX01 is
standard single density format.

Regardless, you can find software to image them here:

In particular:

(I had my own version of that sort of thing that used XMODEM protocol -
I need to look at the above myself to see if I like it better).

VAX PSI is software for packet switched networks (e.g. X.25).  I don't
have any use for that software myself.


On 10/15/2015 3:38 PM, Charles wrote:
> I bought a set of five DEC RX01 8" floppies (for the disks, since I have
> an RX01 hooked up to my PDP-8/A) but I thought the contents might be of
> interest to someone before I wipe them.
> They are labeled VAX PSI V3.0 1/5 thru 5/5, (c) 1984. In order they are
> AS-L154G-BE, AS-L155G-BE, AS-L156G-BE, AS-DC36B-BE, AS-DK35A-BE.
> I did email Al Kossow about archiving but maybe he didn't receive the
> message.
> Anyhow, if anyone is interested, please contact me off-list. I don't
> have a VAX so I can't read them.
> Perhaps we can trade for blank SSSD disks?
> thanks
> Charles

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