so, can you run UNIX on a PDP11/03 or not?

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Thu Jan 31 00:10:04 2002

> The only use of the vax11's pdp11 compatibility mode that I've ever
> heard of was to run RSX-11 binaries under VMS.

I think VMS 1.0 used it because it was not really ready to ship (what a
suprise). The RCS VAXgeek said that some old PDP-11 code was
kludged in with a big hammer (and the compatibilty mode) to get the early
VMS to work. The kludges were dropped shortly afterwards.

William Donzelli
Received on Thu Jan 31 2002 - 00:10:04 GMT

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