Motorola 88000

From: Cameron Kaiser <>
Date: Thu Jun 7 17:05:29 2001

> The PRISM CPU ran at 18.18 MHz, and was Apollo's own design. I believe
> that after HP bought Apollo in 1989, features of the PRISM were either
> merged into the PA-RISC architecture, or taken to develop the PA-RISC.
> Don't quote me on that though.

I'm pretty sure at least the PA-RISC FPU is from the PRISM, according
to the sources I have, and possibly made some contributions to the overall
architecture as well.

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