SIMH on low overhead platform
lproven at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 10:13:51 CDT 2020
On Mon, 17 Aug 2020 at 09:43, Tom Hunter via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Has SIMH been ported to a low overhead (instant-on) platform?
> I ask the question because the startup time of Linux is distracting when
> powering on a PiDP-11/70 or similar clone systems based on SIMH.
Not that I know of.
I have been looking thoughtfully at Ultibo:
It is a bare-metal FreePascal development environment for the RasPi 1 to 3B.
I have not actually tried to build anything yet and my Pascal skills
are 30y rusty now (and they were never that great anyway, but they're
better than my C skills ever were).
I believe it is possible to get Ultibo to load and execute a
monolithic ARM binary, so long as it meets some requirements. I was
pondering trying to built a statically-linked executable of Aranym:
Aranym already runs on the RasPi using Rasbian:
But by the same token it ought to be possible to do this with SimH or
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