There are several single-board CPUs which all use the 'Fonz' F-11 chip set:
- KDF11-A CPU - M8186 - QBUS dual-width CPU used in the PDP-11/23
- KDF11-B CPU - M8189 - QBUS quad-width CPU used in the PDP-11/23+
- KDF11-U CPU - M7133 - UNIBUS hex-width CPU used in the PDP-11/24
Like the LSI-11 models, as a cost-reduction measure they do not have a front panel to control them; instead, when the CPU is halted, specialized microcode used the main serial line as a operating console. The command set is named Octal Debugging Technique (ODT); there are commands to read and write memory, start the CPU, etc. The main serial interface is normally configured so that when the CPU is running, sending a break on the console serial line halts the CPU.
All the KDF11 CPUs have two choices for floating point support (full PDP-11 FP11 floating point): a on-board single chip, the KEF11-A floating point chip, which implements floating point using microcode; and a higher-performance separate quad board, the FPF11 (M8188).
The FPF11 communicates with the KDF11 via a cable that plugs into the socket on the KDF11 where the KEF11-A is installed; is unusual that it can plug into either a QBUS or UNIBUS backplane, since it only draws power from the backplane - all signals come over the cable to the KDF11.
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