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How do I examine and use the SWTBUG monitor ROM in the SIMH SWTP6800 simulator?

I'd like to examine (disassemble and memory dump) and run the SWTBUG monitor ROM in the SIMH SWTP6800 emulator, but I seem to be having difficulty getting the devices attached properly, or I'm lost in ...
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Is there anything special about /dev/console?

I am using the SimH emulator to emulate a PDP-11 computer with UNIX V7 installed on it. So basically I am emulating something like this: I issued the tty command to see on which TTY port my terminal ...
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Is the SimH emulator available on macOS?

Is the SimH emulator available for macOS? I can't find it on their website: http://simh.trailing-edge.com/ What I am specifically interested in is to run UNIX V7 on a PDP-11 emulator.
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Does the “backspace” key places the cursor on a new line in UNIX V7?

I am running UNIX V7 using the SimH emulator. Whenever I press the "backspace" key, instead of the previous character being deleted, what happens is that the cursor is placed on a new line. Is this ...
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Typical academic PDP-11 configuration for emulation

What was the typical configuration — CPU, memory, disks (number and type), printers, terminals, OS, etc — for a university PDP-11 system in the mid-late 1970s? I'm more interested in the FORTRAN/BASIC ...