Honeywall mainframe CPU front panel ID?

Charles Anthony charles.unix.pro at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 13:47:01 CDT 2017

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:28 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> On the subject, I need someone with a better memory.
> Around 1973 or so, I visited a friend at the old GE Plant in Phoenix.
> All Hoyt could talk about was GECOS, but he was gracious enough to give
> me a cook's tour of the development area, including the water-cooled
> something or the other, which was still in free-standing racks.  The CE
> console for that thing was impressive--several CRTs, a couple of Nixie
> thermometer-type displays.
> At any rate, prowling around, he pointed out a few of the older GE
> systems, apparently awaiting a journey to the scrapyard.   One really
> impressed me--the console had an analog meter in it calibrated in
> "thousands of operations per second".   I have never seen such a thing
> since.
> Anyone remember what system this might have been?
Gah. I saw a picture of one somewhere recently, but I can't remember where.

-- Charles

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