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    July 13th, 2019, 02:38 PM
    tradde replied to a thread Build your own PDP 8I, Part 4.. in DEC
    There, I think I found the proper sharing option. I retired in late Jan and moved to Texas in Feb. It's much cheaper here than it was there in...
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    July 13th, 2019, 05:41 AM
    tradde replied to a thread Build your own PDP 8I, Part 4.. in DEC
    Does this link work better? It's possible I put the first picture in a non shared area. ...
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    July 11th, 2019, 04:31 PM
    tradde replied to a thread Build your own PDP 8I, Part 4.. in DEC
    That's the guy. In fact he did do an 8i panel. I'll post a picture once I figure where to put it. I know this site does not allow attachments. ...
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    July 11th, 2019, 01:36 PM
    tradde replied to a thread Build your own PDP 8I, Part 4.. in DEC
    Someone was making full sized repro's of the pdp-8e and pdp-8i panels. I bought one of the 8i's. The are beautiful. I can't find the e-mail so...
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    July 9th, 2019, 09:28 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    It should work, as I used this long ago and it booted fine. I may hae to sysgen a new copy though as I am not sure of the exact set up from back...
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    July 9th, 2019, 08:06 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    You are correct. That's what I was using so never looked for newer. The newer 4.0 Simh boots RSTS at least to a prompt. I will see if it fully...
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    July 9th, 2019, 06:13 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Ok, so I was able to build Simh pdp11 on my Mac laptop after downloading the developers packages. It works as I have always seen it work. Trying to...
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    July 4th, 2019, 11:46 AM
    rf08/rs08 for the pdp-8's as the 8i I used in junior/senior high had 3 and it was there in 1969.
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    July 3rd, 2019, 02:59 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Yet it works for booting, and only not for displaying the FRD screen? This seems odd. I'd expect flakiness all throughout the boot process. ...
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    July 3rd, 2019, 01:01 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I used an image available online booting it with Simh and then genning my own perssonalized copy for my machine. I started with version 7, then...
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    July 3rd, 2019, 12:03 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    My question is why did it work on the VT102? I know it used to work on the VT320. As to RSTS I have very little knowledge of it too. Never really...
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    July 3rd, 2019, 10:32 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Progress made. I wasn't sure how to change the baud rate of the current VT320. So I grabbed my newly acquired VT102 and saw it was already at...
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    July 3rd, 2019, 07:45 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I was wrong when I stated it was set to 38400. It is actually at 9600. Yeah, I know it could be many things. I am usually good at tracing down...
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    July 3rd, 2019, 07:40 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I don't have an easy way to run PDP11GUI at this time. My main Windows machine is in one room, and the computers are all in another. If it comes...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 08:06 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Thanks for the info. I have an M7856 that I used long ago to boot an image to an 11/34 that I no longer have using TU58. I may have to try that if...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 06:32 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I believe the terminal is set to 38400. It reports the 11/84 start up info properly. I have never changed anything on this terminal nor the 11/84...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 04:19 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Ok, the code for FRD loaded matches your dump. So that is good. 210 is indeed the CSR of 172150. Registers before the 200G and after: Before:...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 12:53 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Never knew Simh had that feature to disassemble code. Interesting. I also did not know the source to the firmware was located on bitsavers. Thank...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 10:10 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I do not have Simh installed on any machine at this time. I will attempt to install it on this laptop and see if I can load RSTS from the image on...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 10:08 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    Thanks for those tips. I had figured that if OSX could not read the disk then I had no chance. But I followed your instructions (never ever ever do...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 08:14 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I pulled the SD card and tried to read it on my MacBook Air. It is not readable there. I'd have expected it to at least be able to read it. So...
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    July 2nd, 2019, 04:59 AM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I am using that document. I have the CSR set to 17772150 and get a 2000 from 17772152 at step 4. All the status come back normal but the command...
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    July 1st, 2019, 07:58 PM
    tradde replied to a thread UC17 question in DEC
    This used to work in this system. I had booted both BSD Unix and RSTS many times. Don't know what's preventing it now. Checked the NPG jumper for...
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    July 1st, 2019, 05:30 PM
    tradde started a thread UC17 question in DEC
    I have a pdp-11/84 with a UC17 in it. I have not used it in some time as it's heavy and my back complains when I try to lift it. I did not use it...
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    June 25th, 2019, 07:57 PM
    I assume there is some way to get an image to a floppy for this. But I doubt I have the hardware needed. I'd be glad to test whatever floppies you...
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    June 25th, 2019, 07:08 PM
    Thought you had no way to make the disks? So I am confused as to what you are suggesting. Still willing to help if i can.
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    June 25th, 2019, 06:24 PM
    I have a Rainbow 100A recently acquired from Lou Ernst. Thanks Lou. I have no idea of how I could create the disk from an image file though. I...
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    June 25th, 2019, 05:24 PM
    Roland, I just watched the video and you've really done a beautiful job once again! I am indeed one of those people who would like to build...
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