elson at pico-systems.com
Tue Jan 2 09:44:05 CST 2018
On 01/01/2018 10:30 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote:
> On 1/1/2018 10:35 AM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
>> > From: John Welch
>> > SAV -- SOFTWARE CONFIGURED FOR ENABLE HARDWARE
>> WHICH DOES NOT RESPOND.
>> > HALTED.
>> > Does anyone have any hints on how I can guess what
>> I need to add?
>> Well, Able made a thing called an 'Able ENABLE' which
>> allowed use of more
>> than 256KB of physical memory on any UNIBUS -11 with
>> memory mapping hardware
>> which wasn't an -11/70-44-24. That's probably what it's
>> talking about.
> I had a meeting with Ken Omohundro on 12/7 and will be
> having dinner with him again soon. I'll ask him about
> it. I know he doesn't have any records left, but I could
> take him your notes and see what he recalls. Also I can
> perhaps get engineer names and try to track them down.
> I hope to get a biography and history of his companies
> including Able, and figure somewhere to get it stored.
Hey, this has to be a guy I met at Washington University
(St. Louis, MO.) in about 1971 or so.
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