[TUHS] Does anybody recall how the TU10 bootstrap code actually operates?

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Thu Dec 24 04:06:02 AEST 2015

On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 01:02:48PM -0500, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> Yes, yes, I know, the architecture is deader than a doornail for serious use,
> but I liken it to sailing vessels: nobody uses them for serious cargo haul any
> more, but they are still much beloved (and for good reasons, IMO).
> The PDP-11 is an incredibly elegant architecture, perhaps the best ever (IMO),
> which remains one of the very best examples ever of how to get 30 pounds into
> the proverbial ten-pount sack - like early UNIX (more below).


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