[TUHS] UNIX "Machine Layer" Standards

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Sat Apr 22 06:36:48 AEST 2023

On Fri, Apr 21, 2023 at 1:58 PM John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org> wrote:

> In principle I suppose you could have toggled in the RIM loader (17 words)
> and read in the TD8E bootstrap using either Model 33 or high-speed paper
> tape, but I doubt if anyone did that.  RIM format alternated between
> addresses and values, with each taking up two characters on the paper tape.
I can't speak for an 8/E or OS/8, for that matter. As I recall, the machine
(single Digital serial # - original 8) that TSS/8 was originally developed
used the RIM loader to load the disk bootstrap. I remember a paper tape on
the console ASR-33 and then toggling the RIM loader., etc.
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