help - 11/34 console problem
lbickley at bickleywest.com
Tue Nov 1 17:45:25 CST 2005
On Tuesday 01 November 2005 15:34, Lyle Bickley wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 November 2005 13:14, Tony Duell wrote:
> > As you probably know, the console is controlled by an 8008
> > microprocessor. Of course it's an 8 bit device. Maybe some 'carry' is not
> > working correctly.
> > Alas DEC didn't publish a source listing (or even a binary dump) of the
> > console firmware in the printset. This is going to make troubleshooting a
> > little harder, since you probably don't know what it should be doing. It
> > is clearly running a program, and that program is reading the keyboard
> > and scanning the display. So it is somewhat correct.
> DEC did publish it in a "rare" version of the KY11 Maintenance Manual. It
> contains the complete 8008 listing.
> I put a copy at my website - available by anonymous ftp to bickleywest.com
> in the "dec" directory.
Before somebody jumps down my throat and teeters on my wishbone, it really
isn't all that "rare". I just checked and found a copy at:
Bickley Consulting West Inc.
Mountain View, CA
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