Subject: Re: RL01 support in NetBSD?
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/18/2000 18:42:36
On Fri, 18 Feb 2000, Anders Magnusson wrote:

> > Ultrix 4.2 (VAX) had really good support for the RT-11 file system.
> > The name of the program escapes me at the moment.  It just came back.
> > "arff".  There was a very limited version of arff on BSD4.x for
> > maintaining the VAX 780 console floppy.  When last seen by me on
> > Ultrix, there was support for RL01/02 as well as RK05, RX01/02 and
> > maybe others.  Initialize, read, write RT file systems as disk images
> > and probably also as real hardware.
> > 
> Send me specs of the RT-11 filesystem (isn't it called FILES-11?) and I will
> write support to NetBSD for it. 

Nope. FILES-11 is what RSX and VMS uses, but different versions. VMS can
access both versions, though.

RT-11 has another format. But unless I'm mistaken, you should have the 4.3
sources somewhere, Ragge. Check out arff from there. I know I have it...
(Though not online now).


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