Intercept (6100) PDP-8 compatibility?
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Fri Jul 8 07:09:15 CDT 2005
>Subject: Intercept (6100) PDP-8 compatibility?
> From: Tom Jennings <tomj at wps.com>
> Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 23:04:59 -0700 (PDT)
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only" <cctech at classiccmp.org>
>I know the base instruction set is right but I'm fairly sure the
>IO structure is radically different, but --
>What peripgherals and OS software is available for, or runs on,
>the Intercept? (Not the Jr board, the rack-mount job).
>I'm thinking it might make a comfortably modern old machine...
You can run most base PDP-8 software. The small difference is the
console IOTs are differently assigned but easily fixed in the code.
Its the side effect of their IO devices.
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