PDP8/A memory problems, what to do?

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Wed Dec 26 18:35:23 2001

On Dec 26, 14:20, Gunther Schadow wrote:

> My first PDP-8 program is a memory test, and I was glad I
> did it because I found a problem. My test goes through all
> memory fields and writes into each cell its address in the
> field. Then it reads that address out of each field again
> and so finds problems.

Good idea. I meant to mention in my followup to Ethan, that the
diagnostics are also available, at


and the corresponding documentation is available at


The papertape images have headers, and the way the BIN loader works, you
need to strip the ASCII header but leave at least part of the top-bit-set
leader part at beginning and end. The "send" program I mentioned will take
care of that.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Wed Dec 26 2001 - 18:35:23 GMT

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