Re: [midatlanticretro] 11/20+40 projects
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> From: "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...>peripherals, etc?
> Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 10:33 AM
> To: "MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro" <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] 11/20+40 projects
> >> do you know what the attributes of the PDP-11/40 area? Memory,
>kids say, but Deg. said he didn't get the correct results when attempting
> I don't know.
> >> The 11/40 is a historically significant model.
> True, but I'd rather get our /20 up first. It "powers on" as the eBay
to toggle the front panel. Bill, can you elaborate?
>Not true - it was able to save memory and recall it. The issue is that
front panel tricks that I can do on the 11/40 do not match the 11/20, need
to write a new chase the lights program that will work on the 11/20. It
seems like it's very close to operational. A thorough testing is needed.
We did not want to push it, the system has not been fully tested
electrically. We should not power on again without a more thorough
checkout first, per the manual.
> >> We can get Unix versions 5/6/7 going on it if we have workingperipherals such as a disk and console.
>Maybe 5, why not. I have an extra manual (ATT version) if anyone wants
> I doubt it's anywhere near ready for that.