Wondering which OS to use (PDP-8/A)

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Fri Oct 21 06:19:44 CDT 2005


>
>Subject: Re: Wondering which OS to use (PDP-8/A)
>   From: Johnny Billquist <bqt at Update.UU.SE>
>   Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 13:06:20 +0200 (CEST)
>     To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
>
>On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 10/21/05, charlesmorris at direcway.com <charlesmorris at direcway.com> wrote:
>> > Currently I don't have any other input device aside from the programmer's panel
>> > and the keyboard, so naturally I need something that can be booted from an
>> > RL02...
>>
>> You may or may not have an RL boot PROM in your KM8AA, but if you
>> don't, you can always key in the RL bootstrap by hand.
>
>I'm not even sure they exist. Anyone have boot roms for RL?

There must be as DEC sold 8As and RL02s as multi user WPS systems
(wps200 comes to mind).

No idea what the underlying OS for WPS was.

Allison




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