28763re: RK05s, was Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: What tech toys did you get for the holidays?
- Dec 27, 2012
>Correction - I have 4 disk packs for my two RK05's. They're set up in
> Hi Bill,
> > Fortunately I have 4 RK05's for my 8e (two original packs, and
> > copies of the two). I wish I had spares for you, but I would be
> > happy to make you a boot disk if you send me your new pack. I have
> > the system set up and ready to go, I am in Landenberg, PA.
tandem as drive 0 and 1.
>a major hassle in trying to build OS/8 from paper tape images. Prior to
> --- Awesome systems! Geez, I would really appreciate that. It would save
that, having a known good disk to read would also facilitate
drive/controller hardware debugging. I won't have an alignment cart, so
this drive might not initially align with your tracks. However, I'm
optimistic that I can work out a way to align to those tracks.
>disks won't ship until next week. There's a week transit from CA and
> Athana said that some of their staff is out for the holidays, so the
perhaps a couple days to PA, so it might be Jan. 15th before I can get it
OK. I ordered a few too, why not.
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