[TUHS] System III on 11/34 + rl02
clemc at ccc.com
Wed Oct 24 13:21:19 AEST 2018
Should be pretty easy particularly since the rl0x is supported in the BSD environment
That said why mess with PWB 3.0 on an 11? BSD 2.9 will be more interesting. Also if you have a 40 class system like the 34 of 34A see if you can find an Able Enable board. The memory will make a huge difference.
Sent from my PDP-7 Running UNIX V0 expect things to be almost but not quite.
> On Oct 23, 2018, at 10:59 PM, Jacob Ritorto <jacob.ritorto at gmail.com> wrote:
> Was wanting to put together a fully functional (meaning able to load the whole distro and recompile itself) and "reliable" System III machine made of real, albeit not terribly sexy parts. I have (4) working rl02 drives and an 11/34, so I feel like there's a chance it could work. I'll have to build it on the emulator, of course, then vtserver it over to the real hw in chunks.
> But the blocker is that System III only supports rl01, not rl02, which kills the 'full distro' prospect.
> Would anyone know if it's trivial to modify the source for the rl01 driver to just add double the blocks, thereby supporting rl02? Or am I wildly underestimating the task at hand? Has this been done before? Tips?
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