11/35 on eBait
billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 11:46:37 CDT 2016
On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On Oct 3, 2016, at 12:07 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> > ...
> > I should have been more precise, but my point is that this is a
> > RAM basic 11/35 system useful for peripheral interfacing and
> > communications. As is, not good for something like RT11.
> I wouldn't look at it this way. Non-parity memory is fine for any
> application if you judge the risk of memory error to be low enough for that
> application. Peripheral interfacing or communications may or may not be
> such an application. An application running on RT11 may or may not be.
> The OS isn't what decides this, but rather the requirements of the
> application: the expected bit error rate for the memory technology in use
> vs. the failure rate that's tolerable for the application.
16K RAM does not make for much of an RT11 system. The industrial/beefy
11/40's all have parity RAM. My PDP 11/05 has the same core stack as this
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