[TUHS] Fwd: UNIX-7 boots on sn 129

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Oct 29 13:57:47 AEST 2019

That's awesome. I'll wager it is only the second PDP-7 to boot unix, and
the first PDP-7A. And maybe the 6th machine ever. Well done.


On Mon, Oct 28, 2019, 8:19 PM Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:

> All, I just received this from Stephen Jones at the LCM+L.
> ----- Forwarded message from Stephen Jones <StephenJo at livingcomputers.org>
> -----
> Subject: UNIX-7 boots on sn 129
>    Hello Folks .. you’ll hear through official channels along with videos
>    and pictures (hopefully soon) that we just got PDP-7 UNICS to boot on
>    a real PDP-7 (sn 129) using our newly designed “JK09” disk drive.
>    The recent posting of source is going to be great .. we’ve been using
>    the simh image that has been available for a while.
>    BTW, compiling the B Hello World on a real 7 is much more satisfying
>    than it is under simh …
>    More to come, please watch Living Computers for updates.
>    (PS sorry we’re late to the BTL party).
>    Stephen M. Jones
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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