Ancient 8086/80286 unixes?
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Thu Sep 6 18:04:06 CDT 2007
On Thursday 06 September 2007 10:22, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Sep 6, 2007, at 1:31 AM, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> >> Here's a neato question: You mentioned coprocessor
> >> boards, and in fact some kinda sorta functioned that
> >> way (in some sense - stuff got offloaded to the mpu on
> >> the board I guess). But what were some early ancillary
> >> processor boards for the pc/at/?. That is, where you
> >> plugged a whole 'nother puter into your main puter,
> >> and got to run separate apps off of that? Hmmmmm
> > I'm remembering a couple of those in Byte, which I stopped reading
> > sometime in the eighties. A 32032? (I never could keep the numbers of
> > that family straight). A Z8000 for sure. Maybe a 68K of some sort. It's
> > all very fuzzy...
> Steve Ciarcia did a Z8000 card as a project in BYTE, called Trump
That's probably the one I'm remembering, then. That was a better magazine
before he left...
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