NICE! Great video. Thanks for taking the time to make it and put it up.
On April 5, 2015 at 1:39 PM, "Mattis Lind" <mattislind at gmail.com>
During approximately one and a half year I have been restoring a
PDP-11/04 computer with a TU60 DECassette drive and a LA30P
have followed the trail of Lou and got it to run CAPS-11 as well as
It has been an interesting journey to repair it and actually
trying to use
it give a glimpse of what it was like to develop software 40 years
ago on a
minimalistic system like this. Since it only has 8kW of memory the
system uses overlays. It takes at least half a minute to load the
environment when you hit the RUN command - and then half a minute
back to the editor again after running. Indeed patience demanding.
I put together a webpage:
and a short video when it runs: