Subject: Re: VAX-11/750 matters
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Allison J Parent <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/09/1998 08:42:34
<That reminds me: there is another way to write TU58 tapes. The interface
<between the TU58 and the computer is serial. John Wilsons PUTR program
<can read and write TU58 tapes with a TU58 drive connected to a serial
<port on the PC. So you should be able to use a PC to get the NetBSD
<images on tapes. 

Yes that works.

<There also is a TU58 emulator program which emulates the drive itself IIR
<that might be an even easier way to upload the images to the 750.


It's slightly cranky, runs slower serial but access time is better so 
it's faster overall.