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    November 12th, 2018, 08:48 AM
    bobaboba replied to a thread REMEX Paper Tape reader in DEC
    That can't happen - device handlers can't be loaded into page zero (or the last page).
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    November 10th, 2018, 01:51 PM
    bobaboba replied to a thread REMEX Paper Tape reader in DEC
    No, you can't. The handler should fit into a single page. Since this is a non-system handler you can use the whole of the page, 200-377 (oct). The...
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    November 6th, 2018, 10:33 AM
    bobaboba replied to a thread REMEX Paper Tape reader in DEC
    Just a comment that OS/8 won't be able keep up with the free-running reader under all circumstances. It will be fine while the handler is running but...
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    October 25th, 2018, 09:22 AM
    Well done! My own method to minimise toggling is that I have a routine to load any of my bootstraps loaded right up at the 32k limit which reads...
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    October 15th, 2018, 10:21 AM
    bobaboba replied to a thread REMEX Paper Tape reader in DEC
    Well, probably only for completeness if you're going to be using only system programs since that'll deal with them transparently, you'll only be...
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    October 15th, 2018, 09:50 AM
    bobaboba replied to a thread REMEX Paper Tape reader in DEC
    'BUILD' uses the header block when it's incorporating a handler into the system build. The USR routines are used by the calling program to load and...
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Chip designer since the very early days of MOS, and IC design manager with several large companies. Ex gliding enthusiast. Retired now but still with too little time for hobbies!
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