DEC hardware questions

From: Roger Ivie <>
Date: Tue Apr 4 16:27:01 2000

>Can RK05's from a PDP11 system be used on a PDP8? Do i need to find
>special disk cartridges?

You need a special disk cartridge. Attached to the bottom of the disk
is a short metal cylinder with slots in it. These slots define the sectors
on the disk. PDP-8 cartridges use 16-sector disks while PDP-11
cartridges use (IIRC) 12-sector disks.

Roger Ivie
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Received on Tue Apr 04 2000 - 16:27:01 BST

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