Reanimating a PDP-11/23
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Mon Nov 30 16:40:30 CST 2009
On 30/11/2009 21:03, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Also, what is your board arrangement in the backplane? You have a
> very simple system (CPU, MEM, SLU, termination+boot), but you still
> have to preserve the grant chain between the CPU and the BDV-11.
Actually, you don't. If anything else uses the grant chain, you must
preserve the chain between the "anything" and the CPU. However, it was
common to put the BDV11 in the last slot, leaving others empty, and
that's a standard configuration.
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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