PDP-8 diagnostic tests
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Wed Aug 24 18:21:26 CDT 2016
On 2016-08-24 3:24 PM, Don North wrote:
> On 8/24/2016 2:21 AM, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:31:42PM -0700, Scott Baker wrote:
>>> 1) DEC documentation which more fully describes all the instruction
>>> set (in
>>> more detail than the PDP-8 handbook)
>> Not DEC documentation but a good resource:
>> I've written an emulator purely from these pages and it passes the
>> MAINDEC-8E-D0AB-PB instruction tests.
>> Here is IAC described:
>>> 2) Some more instruction tests in assembler source code format. I have
>>> found lots of binary files but I would prefer assembler source code
>>> I am using a pal compatible cross assembler.
>> I don't have any of those. But I've used Krten's d8tape to dissasemble
>> BIN files with good result:
>> That and the source code listings on bitsavers.
> Also I did not mention earlier my PDP-8 diagnostic page:
> has more or less what you asked for. It has all the base PDP-8e series
> CPU core diagnostics as listings
> in PDF, binary tape images in BIN and RIM, and disassembled sources in
> PAL and assembled LST.
> BTW my PDP-8 implementation in Verilog (not VHDL) passes all these
> diagnostics, as well as running
> chess, focal, and other such images.
Is it published anywhere?
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