jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 15:49:05 CDT 2008
Tom Uban wrote:
> Richard wrote:
>> In article <480C36A9.7080505 at ubanproductions.com>,
>> Tom Uban <uban at ubanproductions.com> writes:
>>> Back in the late '80s and early '90s, I worked for BBN Advanced
>>> Computers Inc
>>> where we build a NUMA parallel processor called the Butterfly. [...]
>> Ah yes, I remember this machine!
>> Anyone got one in their collection? ISTR it was quite popular for
>> people doing parallel processing research.
> Yes, I have both a 68k Butterfly and an 88k TC2000. I began the restoration
> of the 68k machine, but was thwarted by the lack of the multibus interface
Is there theoretically enough documentation left to build such a card? That
would at least bring such a restoration into the realms of 'possible' (albeit
a lot of work!)
m88k-based hardware really appeals, for some odd reason...
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