Reading RX01/02 disks on a PC

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Tue Feb 1 08:53:40 2005

>>>>> "shoppa" == shoppa classiccmp <> writes:

>> Can a PDP11 have two sets of RX02 drives installed at once? If
>> so, do th
>> second set of drives become DY2: and DY3:?

 shoppa> Yes, you can, but the second pair will be at a different
 shoppa> CSR/vector that you have to configure. In order to get
 shoppa> RSTS/E to see it, you'll probably have to put them where
 shoppa> it'll autoconfigure it.

For RSTS to see a device without help, its CSR has to be set according
to the rules (either the fixed CSR table or the floating CSR ranking
rules). It doesn't care about the vector rules, it will find the

If you can't do that for whatever reason, you can set the CSR address
manually in the HARDWARE section of INIT.

Received on Tue Feb 01 2005 - 08:53:40 GMT

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