Re: [midatlanticretro] Unibus or Q-Bus Systems?
- On May 3, 2013, at 12:54 PM, Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> wrote:
> On 05/03/2013 12:41 PM, tedheadster wrote:If VMS treats devices like RSX-11M does (which isn't unlikely, given that
> > yeah I remember basically how to do that with a tape. But how to do it
> > to a MSCP disk? It would be akin to Unix's 'dd" command. Now THAT'S what
> > I really need under VMS.....
> Try to "mount/foreign" the destination disk, and then just "copy" your
> image to it. I've not tried it, at least not in recent memory, but I
> believe it will work.
it's roughly descended from it), you should be able to just copy files
onto devices and vice versa. The only thing that might break with tapes
is if you needed a specific (and possibly varying) record size, but
presumably you could accomplish that with a series of copies (much like
a series of dd invocations on Unix).
If you have an image file, though, mounting a Unix volume on VMS or vice
versa is not so easy. You could probably use FTP or RCP to transfer from
a modern machine, though, and I know at least the version of the TCP/IP
service that comes with the OpenVMS 7.3 hobbyist distribution (5.1) has
an NFS client.
- On 05/03/2013 08:05 PM, Vince Fleming wrote:
> They were really popular with managers at Bell Labs and other areas ofI don't blame them! Great stuff.
> AT&T - I remember my manager at AT&T International had one around 1997,
> too. Many managers had them.
> It would be typical that AT&T would design something and they be the onlyThat's actually a reasonable business model for a company the size of AT&T. ;)
> ones that ever bought them. :)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA