Should I add a "Micro" PDP11/73 to the Herd?

From: Frederik Meerwaldt <>
Date: Thu Jun 22 16:17:46 2000


> > > Should I rescue this machine? What OS do I need to acquire for it?
> > Sure!!! I don't know if 4.2BSD or 4.3BSD run on a PDP11/73, but in fact
> > RT-11 does. It is now Freeware.
> > Ciao,
> > Freddy
> Since when is/was RT-11 freeware? One of the hardest things about collecting

Don't know since when, but it is. I found it on many FTP-Sites, and I
asked around in Compaq (this time DEC), and they said, they made it freely

> PDP-11s is getting OS licenses for anything but the older versions of
> UNIX...

Hmmm... Then you should try the PUPS archive I think it is called. You get
a license for it for free.

Received on Thu Jun 22 2000 - 16:17:46 BST

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