PDP Emulator running BSD?

From: David C. Jenner <djenner_at_halcyon.com>
Date: Mon May 18 15:05:00 1998


Could you please post the full path to the 2.9BSD distribution?

It would surprise me to find a complete 2.9BSD distribution for public
access--binary or source--since this is licensed software.


Seth J. Morabito wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> I have a silly question -- has anyone gotten a PDP-11 emulator (Bob
> Supnik's emulator, in my case) to run the distribution of 2.9BSD UNIX
> that can be had from sunsite.unc.edu? It is a complete tape distribution,
> plus a bootable RL02 root filesystem image.
> Personally, I haven't successfully gotten either to boot. I made a
> bootable tape by dd'ing together the tape images as per the instructions,
> but it doesn't boot. Neither does the RL02 image. They both hang
> somewhere during the booting process and get stuck in an infinite (or
> nearly infinite, at least) loop.
> Am I missing something with the emulator configuration perhaps? Has
> anyone gotten it to work?
> -Seth
> --
> "It looks just like a Telefunken U47! Seth J. Morabito
> You'll love it." - Frank Zappa sethm_at_loomcom.com
Received on Mon May 18 1998 - 15:05:00 BST

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