Dec-10 Day announcement from Living Computers: Museum + Labs
leec2124 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 10:56:41 CST 2017
Very nice - thanks!
On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 1:31 AM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Rich
> > Alderson via cctalk
> > Sent: 10 December 2017 08:22
> > To: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
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> > Subject: Dec-10 Day announcement from Living Computers: Museum + Labs
> > Happy DEC-10 Day!
> > It is my honor to announce that we at Living Computers: Museum + Labs are
> > releasing to the computing community our Massbus Disk Emulator and all
> > associated software. This device connects via Massbus cables to the RH10
> > RH20 interfaces on KI-10 and KL-10 systems, to the RH11 interface on
> > and small PDP-11 systems (including the front end 11/40 on the KL-10),
> > the RH70 on the PDP-11/70. The MDE provides up to 8 emulated RP06 or
> > disks (represented by disk files in the format used by the SimH emulation
> > these systems).
> > We expect that it will also work with the RH780 on the VAX-11/780 and
> > VAX-11/785 although we have not yet tested it in this configuration.
> > The original MDE was designed by Keith Perez in 2005, and emulated up to
> > RP06 drives connected to a KL-10. The current generation was a redesign
> > Bruce Sherry in conjunction with the restoration of our
> > DECsystem-1070 in 2012, and initially provided eight RP06 drives on the
> > It has undergone continual development, with associated software created
> > us by Bob Armstrong, and is now being opened up for the use of the
> > communities.
> > To this end, we have placed the design files for the hardware and the
> > files for the software to interface with it, along with our library of
> > Peripheral Emulator routines, on public access repositories at Github.
> The URLs
> > for these repositories are
> > https://github.com/livingcomputermuseum/MDE2
> > https://github.com/livingcomputermuseum/MBS
> > https://github.com/livingcomputermuseum/UPELIB
> > These are released under a very liberal license which will allow for free
> use of
> > the MDE by any interested party.
> > Happy Dec-10 Day!
> > Rich
> > Richard Alderson, Sr. Systems Engineer
> > Living Computers: Museum + Labs
> > 2245 1st Avenue S
> > Seattle, WA 98134
> > Cell: (206) 465-2916
> > Desk: (206) 342-2239
> > http://www.livingcomputerss.org/
> All I need now is a PDP-10....
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