High performance coprocessor boards of the 80s and 90s - was Re: SGI ONYX
elson at pico-systems.com
Thu Apr 21 09:51:39 CDT 2016
On 04/21/2016 07:04 AM, Jules Richardson wrote:
> On 04/20/2016 10:00 AM, Toby Thain wrote:
>> Nice collection. I'd forgotten about the 32016! What
>> software ran on these
>> respective processors?
> OS-wise the 32016 ran something called Panos, with Pandora
> as the firmware - mostly written in Modula-2. Acorn
> (working with Logica) attempted a Xenix port, and some
> documentation references Xenix as being available, but I
> don't think it was ever released; having to run all the
> I/O across the Tube interface just proved to be too much
> of a bottleneck.
I'm pretty sure I ran both Genix and then Xenix on the
Logical Microcomputer Co. 32016 we bought.
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