Has anyone found the best way to preserve paper tape software?

From: Pat Barron <pat_at_transarc.ibm.com>
Date: Thu Dec 30 12:01:00 1999

On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, John B wrote:
> >years, Bob Supnik's emulators have come with Unix V5 through V7
> >binary distributions (see ftp://ftp.digital.com/pub/DEC/sim/ ),
> I have been told that the software there *only* runs on the simulator. Will
> the software on the site listed above run on real hardware or was it
> modified to only run on the simulators? I was told by a list member that the
> RT11 there will not run on real hardware.

I can't think of any reason why the RT-11 there would not run on real
hardware. However, that particular distribution is only *licensed* for
use with the simulator - the terms of the license under which it was made
available don't permit its use on real hardware.

Received on Thu Dec 30 1999 - 12:01:00 GMT

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