[pups] Making a TK50 2.11BSD boot tape for an 11/73
dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 17 02:06:43 AEST 2003
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 07:53:02AM -0800, Andru Luvisi wrote:
> maketape will pad each of "mtboot", "mtboot", and "boot" out to an even
> length of 512 bytes. The "cat | dd" method will not pad the first two
Ahhh--of course. One would have to do a series of "dd"s in order to
get the padding happening.
> I discovered this while trying to create a bootable tape image for simh.
> I needed to emulate the maketape behavior for it to work.
That's not a bad idea. Perhaps I should just make a minimal bootable image
using simh or such, dd it to a SCSI disk, and then attach that to my 11/73.
Might be easier than endless futzing with the TK50.
David Evans (NeXTMail/MIME OK) dfevans at bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
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