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Author Topic: How to boot up an old PDP-11 computer from the 1970s  (Read 1847 times)

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How to boot up an old PDP-11 computer from the 1970s
« on: December 15, 2021, 08:16 PM »
Fun picture guide on how to boot up an old PDP-11 computer from the 1970s:

So you want to play Adventure, but don't know how to turn on the PDP-11? These instructions are for booting our dual rack machine from its RL01 drives, although booting the single cabinet machine from the RK05 is very similar.



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Re: How to boot up an old PDP-11 computer from the 1970s
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2021, 05:22 AM »
I remember using the PDP-11 back at uni, fun times programming on the old terminals.

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Re: How to boot up an old PDP-11 computer from the 1970s
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2021, 05:42 AM »
You haven't lived if you haven't toggled in the program that lets your new Imsai 8080 read the loader from the paper tape!
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