Details about IBM's early 'scientific' computers
billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 08:26:18 CST 2017
Speaking of "Computer Structures Reading and Examples" by Bell and Newell,
chapter 41 has a section about the 7094 I, II. Start from page 515 to read
about the 701-7094 II sequence/evolution
On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 9:16 AM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> Following top post of this reply...
> There is a doc called 709-7090 General Information Manual D22-6508, which
> I don't see in bitsavers (I don't have). The operator's guide for 7090
> Data Processing System is A22-6535 is on bitsavers, but that's not going to
> help you much. The big hole in the bitsavers collection for the 709-7090
> is A22-6503, the 709-7090 Data Processing System Reference Manual. It's
> kind of like Gordon Bell's book with a combination of hardware and
> programming to explain how the system works. I think that's what you
> Maybe someone has a copy of this? If not I can scan mine. My 7090 is out
> for repairs anyway so I don't need it at the moment. Those repair guys
> don't move as fast as they used to.
> Most of the rest of the docs I have related to 709-7090 are Fortran
> On the back pages of the 709/7090 Data Processing System Bulletins you'll
> find a bibliography of all 709-7090 publications and their titles.
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 4:40 AM, Paul Birkel via cctech <
> cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> Wonderful document. Thank you IBM Customer Engineering!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cctech [mailto:cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Camiel
>> Vanderhoeven via cctech
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 4:01 AM
>> To: Noel Chiappa; cctech; cctalk at classiccmp.org
>> Subject: Re: Details about IBM's early 'scientific' computers
>> Have you really looked at everything that is on Bitsavers? It¹s much more
>> than just the engineering manuals. If I may offer a suggestion, have a
>> look at this document and see if it fits your needs:
>> On 11/14/17, 4:32 AM, "cctech on behalf of Noel Chiappa via cctech"
>> <cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org on behalf of cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> >Please, everyone, I do actually know of BitSavers; you don't need to
>> >point me
>> >at it.
>> >When I said:
>> > >> I could look at the engineering manuals, but I was hoping for
>> > >> in between them and Bashe et al.
>> >I assumed everyone would understand that by "engineering manuals", I was
>> >meaning the kind of things one finds in BitSavers.
>> > Noel
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