[TUHS] [tuhs] PDP-11 and early Unix

Nelson H. F. Beebe beebe at math.utah.edu
Mon Mar 14 22:58:24 AEST 2022

Although the story is well known to members of this list, there is a nice
compact history of the PDP-11 and early Unix at this new article:

	A brief tour of the PDP-11, the most influential minicomputer of all time

It describes PDP-11 assembly language, and shows the booting of a Unix
system on a simh instance.  It also includes the famous picture of
Dennis and Ken at a PDP-11 console, and concludes with a link to an
online text of a book about PDP-11 assembly language programming.

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