11/35 on eBait

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.plus.com
Mon Oct 3 13:05:46 CDT 2016

On 03/10/2016 17:46, william degnan wrote:
> 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>
>> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> I should  have been more precise, but my point is that this is a non-parity
>>> 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

> 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
> 11/35.

I agree with Paul.  I've seen dozens of RT-11 systems and non-parity MOS 
memory has been more common in the ones I've seen.  I see no reason to 
think it would be a problem.  True, 16K is small even for RT-11, but 
I've seen plenty like that too.

Pete Turnbull

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