> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-info-pdp11@village.org
> [mailtowner-info-pdp11@village.org] On Behalf Of Tim Shoppa
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 8:08 AM
> To: info-pdp11@village.org
> Subject: Re: vtserver to real tape copy
>
> > Is it possible to take a distribution disk cartridge and put it on

> tape,
> > then run the install from tape? I have an RT11 pack I want

> to do this
> > with, but only have 1 RL02 so I can't install.

>
> On a full RT-11 distribution kit there are command files
> MSB.COM, MUB.COM, and MTB.COM for building the three
> different types of magtape
> RT-11 distributions.


What file is what? I would guess MSB is for TS11, MUB is for TUxx, but what
is MTB for?

> There are other things you can do with only a single disk,
> like copy the minimal files needed to run RT-11 and PIP and
> DUP and whatever other utitlities you need to VM0: and boot from VM0:.
>
> Not to belittle RT-11, but if you've got a bootable
> installation disk then you don't need to "install". It's
> nice to preserve a backup copy, of course, but the results of
> a RT-11 installation is pretty much what you have on that
> disk already.


I did that, it works fine now, thanks.

Is there anywhere online I can find RT-11 manuals?

>
> Tim.
>
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