[TUHS] Does anybody recall how the TU10 bootstrap code actually operates?
clemc at ccc.com
Thu Dec 24 06:29:55 AEST 2015
On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 1:06 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > which remains one of the very best examples ever of how to get 30 pounds
> > the proverbial ten-pount sack - like early UNIX (more below).
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