[TUHS] having issues with simh and setting up dci for unixV7
italian.pepe.32 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 23:42:14 AEST 2021
I got it working now ignoring the typo. Many thanks for the help! Now I
have a Unix timesharing "pdp-11" box.
On Wed, Oct 20, 2021, 9:58 PM Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> FWI: You'll probably have better luck with the KL/DL interface. And
> it's already in the system, since the console is on the first one.
> # cp hptmconf myconfnf
> # echo 3kl >> myconf
> If you are really adventurous with simh, then configure the DH11 and it's
> associated DM11 interface, which from a performance standpoint work a lot
> better and have all the RS-232 signals supported [which is something one of
> the PiDP folks was recently trying to get going].
> # echo 2dh >> myconf
> # echo dhdm >> myconf
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 6:51 PM joseph turco <italian.pepe.32 at gmail.com>
>> hello all,
>> i am a new unix user, so please excuse my ignorance.
>> I am trying to setup using unixV7 with simh pdp11 emulator. The guide i
>> am following is by Will Senn (in PDF form). I have been able to
>> successfully get the machine to boot with unix, and login as root. what i
>> am having problems with, is trying to get telnet access via dci to work.
>> when i follow the guide and do the following:
>> # cd /usr/sys/conf
>> # rm l.o c.o
>> # cp hptmconf myconfnf
>> # echo 4dc >> myconf
>> # mkconf < myconf
>> # make
>> as - -o l.o l.s
>> cc -c c.c
>> ld -o unix -X -i l.o mch.o c.o ../sys/LIB1 ../dev/LIB2
>> # sum unix
>> # ls -l unix
>> -rwxrwxr-x 1 root
>> 54122 Dec 31 19:09 unix
>> when i issue the mkconf < myconf command, i get a bunch of text printed
>> out, but with a 'root device not found'. the sum unix value is different,
>> as well as the size of the ls -l unix file size.. now when i try booting it
>> with the newly created mboot.ini file (as per the guide), i go to start up
>> the system with 'hp(0,0)munix' and it starts but hangs with the text 'fault
>> what am I doing wrong?
>> Joseph Turco
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