History Check -- First CMOS mainframe

John Allain allain at panix.com
Sat Mar 4 17:10:45 CST 2006


> From what I
> can gather, the Micro A was pretty much a plug-in coprocessor PCB in an
> otherwise x86 box that booted OS/2.

> "1989 Unisys introduces Micro A, the first desktop, single-chip
mainframe."

Lucky Me, somebody turned up some history on my oddity
There is in fact a desktop emulator of a Unisys mainframe
that boots the coprocessor from within OS/2.  I have one
here.  Happened across it by pure luck.  I'm not an expert
in the MCP O/S so have been in lurkmode on this for a
longnow while.

John A.
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