PDP-8 /e/f/m memory
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Tue Aug 15 00:40:13 CDT 2006
> 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?
Yep!!! I will be for the moment.If I can get a IDE drive
working when I get my SBC6120 (PDP 8/e Clone )built I plan to use
a real terminal and dump the Pee-Cee. I just my PC for email,
Adult Games,and some surfing.
> I you have a working block device and boot card, then it is
> just a luxury :-).
It still amazes me what they did with 4k of memory on the 8's
and 8Kb on 16 bit machines.
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