"I don't see the "counting" on the screen"
I don't see the "counting" on the light display.
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> From: "Bill Degnan" <billdeg@...>
> Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 4:54 PM
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> Subject: [midatlanticretro] Digital PDP 11/05 Question - how to show the
> The 11/05 has only the one row of lights.
> When I enter a simple counter program into memory and run it I don't see
> the "counting" on the screen, but if I HALT and CONT step by step the
> counter output is displayed (the lights display octal numbers increasing
> one, each time I press CONT.).
> On the PDP 8 (you can switch the display between the memory and the
> accumulator) or PDP 11/40 (two rows of lights) it's not a problem, but I
> was wondering if anyone had a solution for the single row display of the
> 11/05? I guess I need to determine what the show accumulator command is.
> I have to do some research.
> I am puzzled why the counting appears when you step through the program
> not when a person just runs it normally. I don't think it's just so fast
> don't see the output.
> I guess it would help if I posted my code, I will do that next time I am
> working on it.
> If I figure it out myself I will let you know.
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