PDP-8: (and others) anyone tried NVRAM simulation of hard drives?

From: ben franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Sat Feb 1 11:48:01 2003

Bob Shannon wrote:
> I reccomend against emulating disk with flash. Flash is ideal for
> emulating a paper tape
> reader / punch, but the write performance is low for disk, and the write
> endurance issues get
> scarey too.

I keep forgeting about the last feature. However getting back to
the original question about the PDP without I/O, a console I/O
is mandatory for use of a PDP-8.Not having a 8 I can't tell however
if the standard serial I/O had a option for RS232 output. Here
with the proper software a old PC would be handy to emulate a TTY.
Received on Sat Feb 01 2003 - 11:48:01 GMT

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