FPGAs, unobtanium and FPJ11s
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Sat Nov 25 04:46:45 CST 2006
Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> Pete Turnbull wrote:
>> On 24/11/2006 13:13, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>>> The thought occurred to me that it might be nice to have the
>>> floating-point option in my PDP-11/73.
>> Is your 11/73 a KDJ11-A or KDJ11-B? If the former, it may not be
>> compatible with the floating point hardware anyway (M8192 without a YA
>> or YC suffix). Some early 15MHz KDJ11-B boards aren't either.
> It's an M8192-YB.
That one should be OK. Sorry, there was a typo in my post; I should
have written -YB not -YA. -YC is a -YB with an accelerator factory-fitted.
> There is a 40-pin
> socket on the board though, that I am given to understand is for the
All the M8192 boards have that; it doesn't necessarily mean it works :-)
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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