PDP-11/84 SLU problem?

Pete Turnbull 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, 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 :-)


Pete Turnbull

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