aaron at aaronsplace.co.uk
Thu Sep 23 17:03:55 CDT 2021
Subject: Re: PDP-11/73 boot issues
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Aaron Jackson via cctalk writes:
> Pete Turnbull via cctalk writes:
>> On 21/09/2021 20:34, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
>>> Can an MXV11 be used in a 22 bit system? I thought it was an 18 bit
>> MXV11-B is 22-bit. MXV11-A is 18-bit but supposedly can be used in a
>> 22-bit system if the RAM is disabled.
> Yeah this is a 22 bit card. Josh sent me an xxdp image which I could
> easily boot from my scsi2sd (thanks!). Seems to be reporting an error
> with the CPU unfortunately:
> ]] .R ZKDJ??
> ]] ZKDJB2.BIC
> ]] ERROR WHILE TESTING BOARD FUNCTIONS
> ]] ERROR # =001166
> ]] ERROR PC =040662
> ]] 043632
> This happens regardless of whether W9 is installed or not (supposedly
> disables the LTC register on the CPU?)
> I'll see if I can borrow another CPU card form a friend this
> weekend. Unless anyone else has any ideas? Another suggestion on IRC
> was to disable the PSU LTC and enable the LTC on MXV11 but will need to
> look up some details on how to do this.
Had a nice cycling trip this evening to pick up a spare 11/73
card. Unfortunately it did not fix my issues so I'll have to do some
Has anyone disconnected the BEVENT line and used a signal generator to
provide the LTC? Curious to try this to figure out if mine is just being
noisy or something.
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