Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Thu May 23 22:07:18 CDT 2019


     It does not have to be done using TU58.

If you would be so kind as to explain the bit about SIMH and dd.

What to do is good.. How even better.

If I can get  a bootable OS image onto the SCSI drive with what I have 
available then that's all I  need.

Rod Smallwood

On 24/05/2019 00:56, Glen Slick via cctalk wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 1:36 PM Rod Smallwood via cctalk
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> Hi
>>       I am working on getting my KDJ11-E based system up.
>> I have a CQD220A and a SCSI hard drive installed and formatted.
>> A serial connection to a Raspberry Pi soon brought up the console on the
>> PDP-11 using TU58FS.
>> Next will be a second serial line to allow TU58 emulation. SFSG
>> What is not clear is if I can get a bootable OS (RT, RSX or whatever)
>> image onto the Hard Drive using TU58FS.
> Is getting set up to use TU58 emulation and then using that as a
> software installation source one of the goals on its own, or is that
> just one of the solutions you are considering in the larger goal of
> getting software up and running on your 11/93?
> If you are open to other software installation options, it should be a
> lot quicker and easier to install software to a disk image using SIMH,
> and then "dd" that image to a SCSI disk that the CQD220A is configured
> to use. I have gone that route a few times to get 2.11BSD and RSTS/E
> 10.1 running on real PDP-11 hardware with CQD-220 controllers.


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