jcwelch at hal-pc.org
Tue Jan 2 08:05:54 CST 2018
I can boot RSX from a different device (or RT-11, or unix maybe) and
then mount this RL02 pack and go exploring through its contents. Is
there a possibility that I may find what is missing that way?
On 1/1/2018 12:35 PM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> > From: John Welch1
> > SAV -- SOFTWARE CONFIGURED FOR ENABLE HARDWARE WHICH DOES NOT RESPOND.
> > HALTED.
> > Does anyone have any hints on how I can guess what I need to add?
> Well, Able made a thing called an 'Able ENABLE' which allowed use of more
> than 256KB of physical memory on any UNIBUS -11 with memory mapping hardware
> which wasn't an -11/70-44-24. That's probably what it's talking about.
> We had one on our -11/45 at MIT, BITD. So I have the programming spec for it,
> back-created from the source code for that machine. And Clem Cole was nice
> enough to follow up on an old message in an email list archive, and dig up
> some documentation and scan it in.
> I was planning on doing a page for it on the Computer History wiki, haven't
> got a round tuit yet, though.
> They are, AFAIK, complete unobtainium in physical form; I've been looking for
> years, never seen one.
> If someone wanted to upgrade SIMH to support it, we do know enough to do that.
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