Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-16 Thread Paul Anderson via cctalk
Sorry, I've been rather busy lately. I just looked and I have a few RXV11, M7946 left. Paul On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 5:29 PM Noel Chiappa via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > > From: Charles Morris > > > it appears that the RXV21 will only work with an RX02 drive... > > So an

Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-14 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: Charles Morris > it appears that the RXV21 will only work with an RX02 drive... So an RX02 can be jumpered to work with the non-DMA RXV11; but the DMA RXV21 can't be configured to work with an RX01. Which of these two is a more interesting/useful thing to be able to do? People

RE: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-14 Thread Paul Birkel via cctalk
>-Original Message- >From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Glen Slick >via cctalk >Sent: Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:48 AM >To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts >Subject: Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11? > >On Sat,

Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-14 Thread Glen Slick via cctalk
On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 3:07 PM Charles via cctalk wrote: > > What about smaller drives (RX50? RX33?)... can those be interfaced to the > 11/23+ Qbus? Pick up a common as dirt M7555 RQDX3. If you don't have a BA23 with the built in distribution board for the M7555 RQDX3, then pick up an M9058

Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-13 Thread allison via cctalk
On 04/13/2019 06:07 PM, Charles via cctalk wrote: > I have a PDP-11/23+ with two RL02's in a corporate cabinet but no > floppy drives. Also an RXV21 (M8029) card. > > My PDP-8/A has RX01 drives, and I was hoping just to run the cable > over to the -11 when I wanted to use floppies on it. > But

Re: Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-13 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 4/13/19 3:07 PM, Charles via cctalk wrote: > Other thoughts? find one of the dual-wide rx02 compatible floppy boards then you can use whatever kind of 8" drives you like and you can format media

Adding floppy drives to my PDP-11?

2019-04-13 Thread Charles via cctalk
I have a PDP-11/23+ with two RL02's in a corporate cabinet but no floppy drives. Also an RXV21 (M8029) card. My PDP-8/A has RX01 drives, and I was hoping just to run the cable over to the -11 when I wanted to use floppies on it. But after some searching, it appears that the RXV21 will only