BBN Butterfly

Tom Uban uban at
Mon Apr 21 03:25:08 CDT 2008

Richard wrote:
> In article <480C36A9.7080505 at>,
>     Tom Uban <uban at>  writes:
>> Back in the late '80s and early '90s, I worked for BBN Advanced Computers Inc
>> where we build a NUMA parallel processor called the Butterfly. [...]
> Ah yes, I remember this machine!
> Anyone got one in their collection?  ISTR it was quite popular for
> people doing parallel processing research.

Yes, I have both a 68k Butterfly and an 88k TC2000. I began the restoration
of the 68k machine, but was thwarted by the lack of the multibus interface

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