Paired 68000 systems for fault tolerance - was Re: out-of-mainstream minis
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sat Jul 4 11:29:02 CDT 2015
On 2015-07-04 12:00 PM, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On 2015-07-04 17:09, Toby Thain wrote:
>> I likely was thinking of Stratus, because I remember reading this before:
> Unfortunately, that paper can slightly confuse you. They talk about
> 68000-family, and if you read on, you'll find that the "current" models
> use the 68020...
Well, this being cctalk, it's just as interesting to discuss
> Also Sequioa, who also used two 68000's operating in lockstep,
> described in P.A. Bernstein's paper
Just after I hit send, I remembered something a friend told me about a
Sequioa installed in Moscow's first (?) credit card processing facility:
"it was constantly malfunctioning, but it was fault tolerant"
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