[its-hackers] Fwd: [PDP-10/its] Use the CH11 Chaosnet address (#2038)
lars at nocrew.org
Thu Jun 24 19:40:45 CEST 2021
Eric Swenson wrote:
> However, @.nsalv-NNN-u is a converted “.;@ nsalv”, which ALREADY
> includes a copy of DDT, right?
Probably, but it's not 100% certain. To be sure I looked at the
@.nsalv-260-u file supplied with KLH10 and yes, it does include a DDT.
> The resulting .;@ nsalv already has DDT. So why would we load
> @.nsalv-NNN-u, rather than nsalv-bin-u (made up name, but a direct
> result of assembling kshack;nsalv >?
You are right, it would make sense to use the BIN file instead. It
doesn't matter much, the end result should be the same. I couldn't say
why the instructions were written that way.
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