PDP 11 Victory!

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Mon Feb 14 09:01:19 2005

>>>>> "Vintage" == Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com> writes:

>> - Get my 11/34 up and running which has RK05 and RK05F drives in
>> the rack and is otherwise a very complete system with 16 serial
>> ports (PDP-11 hacking party anyone? ;)
>> What OS? For multi-user, it would probably want to be 2.9BSD (but
>> memory would be tight), or some flavor of RSTS (keeping in mind
>> memory issues there, too). I suppose one could fire up an
>> EduSystem and run BASIC on the terminals...

 Vintage> Getting NetBSD onto it would be cool. Maybe at some point I
 Vintage> can have different RK packs with various operating systems
 Vintage> on them.

NetBSD? I don't think that has a PDP11 port. (Hm, I wonder what
would happen if you run the NetBSD sources through GCC targeted at the

Did any of the 2.x BSDs work on 18 bit PDP11s? Or PDP11s without
supervisor mode? I always thought that one or the other was required,
but I may be confused with Bell Labs Unix.

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