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Comment:Fixed an incorrect line break in os8-run.md
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User & Date: tangent 2020-01-14 15:26:49
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2020-01-26
20:53
Added the SCREEN_MANAGER=none feature, being an alternative to "make run" for running the simulator hard-attached to the local terminal while still making use of the media in the install tree, rather than the pristine pre-install versions. check-in: b6e58203de user: tangent tags: screen-mgr-none-dtach
2020-01-14
15:26
Fixed an incorrect line break in os8-run.md Leaf check-in: 059aac0685 user: tangent tags: trunk
2019-10-21
04:34
Fixed some heading levels in the top-level README.md file check-in: a8298c604e user: tangent tags: trunk
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    * Protect image by attaching it read-only.
    * Recognize the use case of working with a pre-existing image, and abort the script if the image is not found, rather than creating a new, blank image.
    * Protect a master boot image that will not boot read-only by creating a scratch copy and booting the copy instead.
    * Recognize the use case of creating a new, blank image, but preserving any pre-existing image files of the same name.
* boot OS/8 on an arbitrary attached device image.
* create a duplicate of an existing file. This is the use case of building new image files from an existing baseline while preserving the baseline image file.
* copy files from the running OS/8 environment into the POSIX environment
* copy files to the running OS/8 from the POSIX environment running SIMH.
running SIMH.

* run any OS/8 command as long as it returns immediately to the OS/8 Keyboard
Monitor. This includes BATCH scripts.
* run `ABSLDR` and `FOTP`, cycling an arbitrary number of times through the OS/8
Command Decoder.
* run `PAL8` with either a 3 argument form that produces a listing file,
or a 2 argument form that does not.
* run `BUILD` with arbitrarily complex configuration scripts, including







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    * Protect image by attaching it read-only.
    * Recognize the use case of working with a pre-existing image, and abort the script if the image is not found, rather than creating a new, blank image.
    * Protect a master boot image that will not boot read-only by creating a scratch copy and booting the copy instead.
    * Recognize the use case of creating a new, blank image, but preserving any pre-existing image files of the same name.
* boot OS/8 on an arbitrary attached device image.
* create a duplicate of an existing file. This is the use case of building new image files from an existing baseline while preserving the baseline image file.
* copy files from the running OS/8 environment into the POSIX environment

running SIMH.
* copy files to the running OS/8 from the POSIX environment running SIMH.
* run any OS/8 command as long as it returns immediately to the OS/8 Keyboard
Monitor. This includes BATCH scripts.
* run `ABSLDR` and `FOTP`, cycling an arbitrary number of times through the OS/8
Command Decoder.
* run `PAL8` with either a 3 argument form that produces a listing file,
or a 2 argument form that does not.
* run `BUILD` with arbitrarily complex configuration scripts, including