Reading RX01/02 disks on a PC

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Mon Jan 31 09:16:03 2005

>>>>> "Ashley" == Ashley Carder <> writes:

>> So I'm in the process of pulling a bunch of files off of some RX02
>> disks to get them onto a PC.
 Ashley> Other folks have told me that a better way to get files from
 Ashley> the -11 to a PC is to install a 9-track tape drive on the -11
 Ashley> and another 9-track drive on your PC. This is much faster.
 Ashley> The problem is that I don't have any 9-track tape drives
 Ashley> right now, so that's not an option for me.

Ethernet works too, if your PDP11 OS is a recent enough version to
support DECnet Phase IV. If so, you can use NFT to copy files, either
to another copy of that OS running in emulation, or to DECnet/Linux.

Received on Mon Jan 31 2005 - 09:16:03 GMT

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