PDP-8 /e/f/m memory
vrs at msn.com
Tue Aug 15 00:14:23 CDT 2006
From: "woodelf" <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca>
> Other than boot strap loaders I can't think where
> non - volatile memory on the 8 is needed.
It is pretty much an essential feature if you don't have
block-replaceable media of some kind to boot from. Maybe
everyone is hiding block-replaceable media in their terminal
(PC) these days?
I you have a working block device and boot card, then it is
just a luxury :-).
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