[PDP8-Lovers] how to clean a PDP8/A, dishwasher?

From: Ben Franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Sun Dec 16 13:20:17 2001

ajp166 wrote:
> Core is one of the few destructive readout memories used. So every
> read has a following write to restore the data, often between data
> read there will be a modify cycle which means new data written back.

I know that. That is why the early memory chips had separate in/out pins
to emulate core memory. Everything nowadays tends to be 8 bits with
I/O ( Grumbles here as he has a 12 bit computer and has to waste 4 bits
out of 16 )
BTW - some say the best way to cook a fish is in the dishwasher.
Ben Franchuk --- Pre-historic Cpu's -- 
Received on Sun Dec 16 2001 - 13:20:17 GMT

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