What does an M8579 go into?

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Thu May 21 17:16:10 1998

On May 21, 14:46, Daniel A. Seagraves wrote:
> Subject: What does an M8579 go into?
> The book says 11-bit MOS RAM. What's 11 bits?

To a first approximation, 2 more than 9 :-)

It's probably ECC memory; ie one step better than parity in that it can
correct (not just detect) single-bit errors. ECC memory was used on 11/44
and 11/83, 11/93. How big is the M8579? QBus? Unibus? I can't find it
in my guide.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Thu May 21 1998 - 17:16:10 BST

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