LINCtape images

Chris Zach cz at
Fri Nov 5 09:07:33 CDT 2021

Speaking of which I have a couple of boxes of Linctapes from a pdp12 
system that was used in a college. Is there any value in getting the 
data off them?


On 11/5/2021 5:55 AM, Christian Corti via cctalk wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Nov 2021, David Gesswein wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 03, 2021 at 10:57:21AM -0500, Jay Jaeger wrote:
>>> I have some LINCTape images with diagnostics.  Let me know if you 
>>> need one
>>> and I can send you the image.
>> I can add them to my browsble archive if you wish.
> Thanks to you all, I've been able to do the first step in recreating 
> LINCtapes. I have successfully extracted the MARK12 binary [1] from the 
> dial.linc tape image and convert it into a BN that can be loaded with 
> the BINLDR. We testet it yesterday and guess what, we could mark new 
> LINCtapes on our PDP-12 without errors.
> Next step is bringing up SerialDisk.
> Christian
> [1]

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