IBM 360/30 in verilog
iamcamiel at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 08:01:44 CDT 2016
On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 1:24 PM, <steven at malikoff.com> wrote:
> Camiel said:
>> IBM UK Laboratories in Hursley was a software facility, the model 40 was
>> developed in Poughkeepsie, like the others. Secondary production sites were
>> in Mainz, Germany, and Japan.
> Yes, the wiki does say that, but I am sure Hursley was involved in designing
> hardware as well, for instance TROS. This PDF by Pugh states that a team at Hursley
> were designing the Model 40: http://ed-thelen.org/Pugh-Technology_Transfer.pdf
> As a CE, my dad was there to study the hardware only.
You're quite right, I was wrong. Both hardware and software
development took place at Hursley. According to Pugh, Johnson, and
Palmer's "IBM's 360 and early 370 systems", the /30 (then called NPL
101) was developed at Endicott, the /40 (NPL 250) at Hursley, and the
larger models at Poughkeepsie.
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