MAINDEC-11-DZQKC-E-D listing posted (Re: Deciphering PDP-11/05 ZQKC (Instruction Exerciser) MAINDEC failures...)
cube1 at charter.net
Tue Nov 10 16:10:02 CST 2015
On 11/9/2015 3:42 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:37 PM, Jay Jaeger <cube1 at charter.net> wrote:
>> On 11/8/2015 11:50 AM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>>> Anyone have any experience with this particular diagnostic?
>> The version can normally be identified either by the file name or on the
>> paper tape if you are using a real paper tape. My guess is that the
>> version you are running does not match the PDF.
>> Some of us also have diagnostic listings of various versions, and have
>> some of them on Microfiche. Unfortunately, I do not seem to have a
>> listing for DZQKC (any revision). [It isn't missing - it isn't even
>> listed in the fiche index. :( ]
>> HOWEVER, I *DO* have a *paper* listing of revision E (among others).
>> The code starting at 16002 reads
>> 016002 105737 177564 TSTB @#TPS
>> 016006 100375 BPL .-4
>> 016010 006237 177564 TSTB @#TPS
>> 016014 000001 WAIT ; WAIT FOR FIRST INTERRUPT
>> The routine starts at 015734 and the comment is ";CHECK TTY INTERRUPT"
>> AND, the paper copy has a red stamp indicating that a change may be
>> required for it to operation.
>> LOC FROM TO
>> 2266 200 340
>> 14146 200 340
>> 16164 5227 4737
>> 16166 0 160
>> 160 - 5227
>> 162 - 0
>> 164 - 1375
>> 166 - 207
>> So, please provide either the complete file name you loaded (if you are
>> loading from RX, hard disk, DECTape, etc., or the complete information
>> on the paper tape and we should at least be able to help you figure out
>> if they match, or not, and whether or not someone has a listing that
>> matches and can tell you what the error might mean, and perhaps provide
>> a scan to you (and bitsavers).
> Thanks, I should have thought to check the revision codes in the first
> place. Looks like the Bitsavers docs are from revision C; I've been
> running the paper-tape version that's on Bitsavers (
> which is labeled as "maindec-11-dzqkc-e-pb" which looks like it should be
> Revision E (which is fortunate!).
> If you do have the ability to scan this, I'd love to see it.
The diagnostic listing is now available in my new bitsavers-contrib
folder on Google drive:
This is the only document in there right now, and you will find it in
the same path that the other occupies on bitsavers, i.e. in folder
A PDF is there as well as a zip file containing the original .tif files
as Al Kossow prefers for submissions. (Al: Hint, Hint ;) ).
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