multiple cpu machines Re: rogues galleries
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 08:58:18 CST 2006
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Mike van Bokhoven wrote:
>>> Cromemco DPU? Z80 and 68000 on one S-100 card; add an IOP Serial I/O
>>> card, and you've got another Z80...
>> How about the Sega MegaDrive/Genesis? That ran a 68000 and Z80.
> That's only two, though :) I'm mainly curious as to which vendors
> managed to produce and market a system with more than two out of the box
> (rather than relying on add-on boards from third parties, or even
> optional extras from the manufacturer). I don't think there could have
> been many.
The IBM IS/390 came with three by default. A PC processor running OS/2,
a mainframe processor running a mainframe OS (commonly VM or VSE) and a
channel processor with an i960.
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