[TUHS] 2.11bsd boot countdown stuck at <5> on 11/73

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed May 20 04:50:59 AEST 2020

    > From: Jacob Ritorto

    > I had a suspicion that maybe the clock isn't working on the 11/73.
    > Would that make sense?

Would definitely explain the symptoms.

    > Maybe I have to check jumpers on the 11/73 to be sure its clock is
    > enabled?

There is a jumper on the KFJ11-A that enables/disables the clock®ister;
W9 (closest to the handles) should be removed to enable the clock.

(I really need to add the jumpers to the KDJ11-A page on the Computer History
Wiki, mumble....)


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