FPGAs and PDP-11's

From: Roger Ivie <IVIE_at_cc.usu.edu>
Date: Mon Aug 30 10:30:49 1999

><A Stretch-8 would require too much time spent on hacking -8 software for m
><taste. Why not just build the equivalent of one of the DEC 18-bit family
> Several reasons. [SNIP] I would want a
> machine that would fit in nx4 or nx8 format parts.

Bear in mind that some really interesting parts useful for this sort of
thing (high-speed synchronous SRAMs, for example) come in x9 flavors
to support parity on x8 byte machines.

Roger Ivie
Received on Mon Aug 30 1999 - 10:30:49 BST

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