TU-58 support under Unix

GREEN markwgreen at rogers.com
Sun Feb 3 16:13:02 CST 2019

I built support under V6 all in user space. That would be in the early 1980s and I don’t recall it being very difficult. I suspect others did that as well. Have you tried looking in the USENIX tapes?

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> On Feb 3, 2019, at 4:33 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> On 2/3/19 3:41 PM, Aaron Jackson wrote:
>> TU-58 support wouldn't need to be in the kernel, it could easily run in
>> user space. Perhaps someone had written an application in user-space to
>> dump TU-58 tapes.
> I was looking for a device driver and when I didn't find it I
> looked at SPD's and release notes,  No mention of the TU-58 at
> all.  And this just as I am about to build a real TU-58 emulator.
> :-)
> bill

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