[pups] DEC PRO or P/OS
bqt at update.uu.se
Tue Nov 18 08:18:10 AEST 2003
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 03:23:15PM -0500, Gregg C Levine wrote:
> > Hello from Gregg C Levine
> > Can any of you point me in the directions of a website that completely
> > discusses this operating system, PRO or P/OS? As I recall the DEC
> > Professional system was basically a shrunken PDP-11. Finding one of
> > course, would be a good thing.
> A Pro350 was an F11, a Pro380 a T11 (I hope I remember this correctly)
The 380 had a J11.
> I think you could also run RT-11 on them.
Correct. RT11 have support for the PRO, even if it isn't official.
> Some big VAX models
> had Pro's as console processors/systems. RD5x disk drives on the Pro's.
> And special I/O cards which only fit in Pros.
All I/O is specific for the PRO. They used a very different I/O-system
than other PDP-11s.
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