[TUHS] Pristine version of 2.11BSD
dugo at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 22 08:30:48 AEST 2015
On 2015-12-21 20:05, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2015-Dec-21 15:06:21 +0100, Jacob Goense <dugo at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> On 2015-12-21 10:19, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
>>> I just heard from Steven Schultz, who is surprised that we don't have
>>> the original 2.11 distribution in the archive. Steven says:
>>>> I was certain that a base 2.11 is in the TUHS archive. There was
>>>> tapeset sent down under and I recall someone working on a way to
>>>> simulate a tape drive over a serial line so 2.11 could be loaded.
>>> Does this ring a bell, anyone?
>> From the PUPS mailing list archives:
>> From: wkt at dolphin.cs.adfa.oz.au (Warren Toomey)
>> Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 09:19:41 +1100 (EST)
>> I've also moved 2.11BSD into the ftp archive on henry.cs.adfa.oz.au.
> There are several copies of 2.11BSD in the TUHS archives, the oldest
> to be http://www.tuhs.org/Archive/PDP-11/Boot_Images/2.11_on_rl02/ but
> it's at patch level 303.
There was at least one older set in the archives.
This is a complete distribution of 2.11BSD up to patch level 277,
by Steven Schultz. The distribution includes the tape bootstrappers.
Patch 277 was from around Oct 28 1995, which closely matches Warren's
A late 1992 USENET post from Schultz regarding corrupt files in the
base 2.11BSD master tapes doesn't give me the idea they were real
Post at http://oldbsd.org/c.b.2bsd.10ccd2.txt
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