PDP 11/23 Help

From: Mark Honeycutt <mfhoneycutt_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Mon Dec 13 17:03:16 1999

START? DL0 worked great! Many thanks for the lended hand.

-----Original Message-----
From: Megan <mbg_at_world.std.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Monday, December 13, 1999 2:10 PM
Subject: Re: PDP 11/23 Help

>>I just picked up a PDP 11/23 in excellent condition from an accountant
>>that was going to dispose of it. It has two RL02 drives and 10 disk
>>packs. My background in DEC stuff is only VMS, so I checked around and
>>found some info on booting the machine, which I did successfully.. once.
>>I was able to get a directory listing and type a few files. The system
>>has RT-11 v4.00 with a runtime package in Dibol for general ledger, etc.
>>I halted the machine and tried to restart it again, only this time it
>Congrats on the acquisition...
>>The display I'm getting is..
>Sounds like either the boot board (if the CPU is an 11/23, it is
>probably a BDV11, if an 11/23+, it has the BDV-style boot roms), or
>the device interface.
>Since it is supposed to have RLs, try typing 'DL0' at the 'Start?'
>prompt. If this doesn't work, then I would suspect the RLV
> Megan Gentry
> Former RT-11 Developer
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