hardware multiply/divide functionality in CPUs

KJ Seefried ken at seefried.com
Wed Mar 9 19:08:02 CST 2011

On 3/9/2011 1:00 PM, cctalk-request at classiccmp.org wrote:
 > Since the 9450 implemented the MIL-STD-1750A architecture

I occasionally wonder why 1750a wasn't more widely adopted commercially, 
given a fairly open specification, relatively easy to implement, mature 
tools ecosystem and built in revenue opportunity from the military.  
Tangentially, I've got a complete Performance Semi P1750A chipset 
including MMU.  I need to build something with it, if I could ever find 
enough doco to really understand it.


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