Subject: Re: your mail
To: Scott Almburg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Anders Magnusson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/01/1996 23:03:27
> I was wondering if a TK50 tape drive and TUK50 controller will work on
> a VAX 750. This is the UNIBUS version of the tk50 contoller. Then,
> would the netbsd port distribution on TK50 tapes boot the 750?
> I don't want to use 300 TU-58 tapes to install the software, if I
> can't get the ethernet working.
If you have a TUK50 controller at address 774500 (standard) in your
Unibus, then your TK50 shall work just fine. But, you need to create
at least one TU58 tape to be able to install the miniroot. 11/750
does not support booting from TK50.