[TUHS] pdp11 question
IanK at vulcan.com
Tue Nov 30 09:05:00 AEST 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tuhs-bounces at minnie.tuhs.org [mailto:tuhs-
> bounces at minnie.tuhs.org] On Behalf Of Carl Lowenstein
> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2010 11:28 AM
> To: tuhs at tuhs.org
> Subject: Re: [TUHS] pdp11 question
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Norman Wilson <norman at oclsc.org>
> > Just to loop things around a bit:
> > Some of the larger VAXes used small PDP-11s (and their
> > bastard offspring) as console processors.
> > This started with the very first VAX, the 11/780, which
> > used an 11/23 as a console. The console ran a stripped-down
> > system, possibly based on RT-11 or RSX-11, I forget (and
> > am typing this on a train in the Outer Mongolia part of
> > Texas where it's hard to look up references).
> RT-11. Original LSI-11 (quad card) or perhaps 11/2 (dual card). The
> processor card that was used in a system called 11/03.
Yup, LSI-11, the quad card - I had one open just a couple of years ago: rosencrantz.pdpplanet.com -- Ian
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