PDP-11/84 SLU problem?
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Mon Dec 15 16:29:19 CST 2014
On 15/12/2014 20:49, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> > From: Pete Turnbull
> > Actually, setting switch 1 (in the pack at E83, beside the LEDs) on
> > should disable the console ... I can't remember if that's a hardware
> > issue or a ROM function.
> The manual (Section 18.104.22.168, EK-KDJ1B-UG-001 - thanks for the tip about that
> section, Glen :-) sure makes it sound like it's in software: "Any input from
> the console results in an error message to inform the user that the console
> is disabled" - I doubt that functionality is implemented in the UART... :-)
<grin> Indeed, but what I meant was I couldn't remember if it disables
the console by disabling its addresses, or merely ignoring input.
Apparently the latter. And it tells you off, to boot :-)
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