The software packages for SIMH are stored on the SD-Card in the
/sdcard/simh/<simulator>/<packagename>/ directory. You can look at the installed packages as a guide. So, if you wanted to make a package called
211bsd, it would be:
In that directory, you would put the 2.11 BSD disk images, and a configuration file also called
211bsd. The configuration file is a startup script for SIMH which configures the simulator, mounts the disks, and boots the CPU.
S:on your PC.
copy 211bsd.dsk S:\simh\pdp11\211bsd\
211bsd(no extension) SIMH startup script called
S:\simh\pdp11\211bsd\211bsdcontaining the following:
set cpu 11/44 1M attach rp0 211bsd.dsk boot rp0
# Unmount the USB Storage device from your PC.
# Start [SIMH/Android] on your phone and select
# At the
: prompt, press return. 2.11BSD will boot up into single-user mode. Press
control-d to enter multi-user mode and login as
If you go to the SIMH Website you will find documentation and some software kits. I like to use a PC to set up the kits, and make sure they work, and then try them on the phone.
A web search will also turn up instructions for how to get additional software running on SIMH.