tu58fs-to-go

@j-hoppe j-hoppe released this Feb 6, 2017 · 2 commits to master since this release

Content

This release of tu58fs contains

  • Precompiled tu58fs for Win32, Linux x64, RaspberryPi and BeagleBoneBlack platform.
  • several TU58 and RL02 images for XXDP and RT-11.
  • Three ready-to-use "demo" batch files, which show example command lines:
    pack&unpack, run a XXDP with 8 TU58's, and run a RT-11 with ADVENture.
  • New is the "--boot" option: tu58fs can download and start a TU58 "DD" bootloader over serial console line.

Installation

Connect to your PDP-11 over RS232, Download, Unzip, Start batch.

Demos

There are several demo batch files:

demo_xxdp:

run XXDP2.5 from binary image and shared directory

demo_rt11:

convert RT-11 V5.3 from binary image to shared directory and run

demo_xxdp_oversize:

XXDP2.5 is run from image.
Device #1 DD1: is oversized with a capacity of 10MB.
The whole content of the XXDP.25 RL02 distribution with over 600 diagnostics is copied there.
To start a diagnostic type something like

    .R DD1:ZTUU??.???

demo_rt11_oversize:

Both device #0 and devcie #1 are oversized, again 10MBytes.
DD0: holds a fresh RT11 V5.3 install, DD1: contains a pack of games.
To start the classic ADVENTure, type

.ASSIGN DD1: DK
.RUN ADVENT

Online docs

See docs on http://www.retrocmp.com/tools/tu58fs