TU-58 dumps (was Re: VAX 11/730 Problem)

From: Ethan Dicks <erd_6502_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun Jul 28 10:54:01 2002

--- Jay Jaeger <cube1_at_charter.net> wrote:
> I have managed to read in all 58+ of my TU58 tapes, using a little Linux
> program to play the host side: VAX 11/750 console, 11/750 microcode and
> diagnostics FE and it looks like customer (CDD01 - CDD04). Also
> VMS updates (3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2 4.4), and VMS stand alone backup
> programs
> (3.3, 4.0, 4.1 and 5.0). Finally, a couple of FORTRAN related tapes.

Cool. Care to share the program? I was using a DOS program to similar
effect. It was kind of tedious.

> Is there someone who is maintaining an archive of TU58 tape images? If
> so, I may have a few to donate... 8^)
> Jay Jaeger

I haven't read in any tapes lately, but I could start an archive from
my website at penguincentral. If you don't get a better offer, write
me offline and we'll see what it takes to get your stuff and my stuff
in the same place.
> At 03:22 PM 1/15/2002 -0800, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> >--- "Clint Wolff (VAX collector)" <vaxman_at_qwest.net> wrote:
> > > PS If you do get a dump, I'd appreciate a copy. I'm archiving all the
> > > TU58s I can find to CD-Rs...
> >
> >I'm doing the same thing. So far, I have about 20 tapes read in. :-(
> >...I have a quantity of 11/750 diagnostic tapes as well as boot
> >tapes/standalone backup tapes... (...partial VMS 3.x upgrade sets)

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