BBN Butterfly

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


Richard wrote:
> In article <480C36A9.7080505 at ubanproductions.com>,
>     Tom Uban <uban at ubanproductions.com>  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
card.



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