[Unix-jun72] UNIX running up to init, I think
James A. Markevitch
jam at magic.com
Sat May 3 09:51:09 AEST 2008
I saw the thread about the assembler doing divide by 2 the wrong way.
I took a look at my assembler and it had a similar bug. I fixed my
assembler, then ran the code again.
It correctly writes the RF11 image (as best as I can tell), then reads
/etc/init into the user area and executes it. I left the TC11 disabled
on my run and it panics when /etc/init tries to read the tape.
To double-check, I ran the warm boot and it successfully gets into
the /etc/init user code as well, so I'm pretty confident the image
As far as I can tell, the source code I sent out this morning has no
problems. Most likely, you guys are fighting assembler and/or other
I'll cobble together a bootable RF11 image (assuming that there really
are no kernel problems) and send out a copy of that. Once everyone
has that, they should be able to continue generating tapes and RK03
images of other executables, etc. I can include a copy of the
assembler listing file for both warm and cold boots so that everyone
can have a reference while they are debugging.
I've also got the M792 boot (from the documentation) as well as an
untested bos.s. If those work, then the RF11 image I send out will
be pretty close to authentic. Otherwise, you will still need to load
the kernel into core with the "load" command.
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