[TUHS] boot block in v7 bootable on rp06 in simh

Will Senn will.senn at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 04:01:29 AEST 2015

On 12/5/15 11:53 AM, Hellwig Geisse wrote:
> Will,
> when I brought up UNIX V7 on simh ~10 years ago, I used
> Keith Bostic's tape, a simulated PDP11/45, an RP04 disk and
> a TU10 tape drive. With this configuration it worked exactly
> as described in 'Setting Up Unix'. IIRC, other configurations
> had problems, although I never investigated this further.
> You can find my package and a HOWTO here:
> http://homepages.thm.de/~hg53/pdp11-unix
> One note of caution: I did not try to build the whole thing
> on a modern 64-bit system; it may well refuse to run. I will
> try to bring it up on my 64-bit Linux box and then report
> back here, if you are interested.
> Hellwig

Much thanks for the explanation and link. I will try your instructions 
and see if they still work. Your notes are exceptionally clear, I expect 
if I follow them things, will work as expected. I'll let you know.



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