PDP-11/84 Bootstrap for TSV05 (Dilog DU142)
u.tagge at gmx.de
Thu Aug 10 08:52:04 CDT 2017
Welcome to the next challenge.
I have found a procedure in the RT-11 Documentation, which automatically
creates the two tapes.
The output of the msb process is too long, so you can find them here:
The creation has worked like a charm, and without any problem.
When I boot via "b ms0" I get instantly this error, but the tape doesn't
001120 is the configured Last byte address. As the code ends by 001116 I
have set it a little big higher, which was recommended somewhere in the
11/84 PROM documentation.
> The first thing I would do is check the contents of 1000-1116 after
> the halt occurs
> against the what you have in the eeprom.
> 1120 is not a location I would expect this to halt, so either there is
> a problem in
> loading the the eeprom bootstrap or perhaps the first records of the
> tape are being loaded.
> Do you see any tape motion?
> For RT-11, you need to load device specific files at the beginning of
> the tape.
> The tape primary and secondary bootstrap which load the monitor, need
> to be first.
> The following (rough) example is for MS: @1600BPI and the RT11SJ
> Ini/Que/Vol/File:MBOT16.BOT MS:
> Cop MSBOOT.BOT MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop MDUP.MS MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop SWAP.SYS MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop RT11SJ.SYS MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop MS.SYS MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop DU.SYS MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop MDUP.SAV MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop PIP.SAV MS:/Pos:-1
> Cop DUP.SAV MS:/Pos:-1
> … + other OS files.
> jsw at ieee.org <mailto:jsw at ieee.org>
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