Announcing TCP/IP for RSX-11M-PLUS
lars at nocrew.org
Thu Jan 15 05:41:01 CST 2015
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
>> Why would PDP-10 be so much harder?
> Everything is of course doable, but there will be a whole lot of bit
> fiddling and juggling doing TCP/IP on a PDP-10.
If you just use the "natural" 8-bite byte packing for a word
(i.e. what IBP does, and also the subset the one-word global byte
pointers support), I don't see that it would be so much harder. The
PDP-10 byte instructions are quite convenient for bit fidding.
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