IBM S/32, PDP-11/60+RL01, PDP-11/34, East Lansing MI
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Wed Mar 1 13:51:27 CST 2017
On Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 12:17:10PM -0500, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> > On Mar 1, 2017, at 12:12 PM, Philipp Hachtmann via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > On 03/01/2017 05:27 PM, Henk Gooijen via cctalk wrote:
> >> I have heard that story to. _IF_ you have WCS for the 11/60 ... not very common.
> >> But even with WCS installed, there is a “small” problem: the PDP-8 microcode
> >> for the 11/60 is lost ☹
> > But it could be rewritten!
> Presumably. But it's not easy to replicate the work of a wizard like Richie Lary.
> The microcode assembler is probably less of a problem. Another issue would be to reconstruct the RSTS support code for loading the microcode and running PDP8 jobs, which doesn't seem to be around anymore either.
Many pieces to the pussle. But I read on alt.sys.pdp10 that there was a
presentation at DECUS Europ "probably the one at Heathrow in 1978". So
maybe there are some meeting notes out there with more info.
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