Null job light patterns?

Bill Pechter pechter at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 05:16:05 CST 2007


RT11 would run one led in from the left side and one from the right side
until they collided in the middle and kind of bounced off each other. RSX,
IIRC did something like the old Battlestar Galactica Cylon or Knight Rider
Kitt light pattern going left to right.

Bill

On 1/29/07, Stan Barr <stanb at dial.pipex.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Guy Sotomayor said:
>
> >
> >
> > Robert Armstrong wrote:
> > >   I believe some of the -11 operating systems would do "interesting"
> things
> > > with the console lights while they were idle.  Could somebody describe
> the
> > > patterns used?
> > >
> >
> > BSD 2.11 uses a set of rotating lights.  I can't remember the number of
> > "on" lights but there's more than 1 (6 or 8?).
>
> As does RSTS/E,  6 lights, I think.
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Stan Barr  stanb at dial.pipex.com
>
> The future was never like this!
>
>
>



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