What's needed for a minimal HP-1000 series E/(F?) system?

J. David Bryan jdbryan at acm.org
Wed Mar 11 21:59:53 CDT 2009


On Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 10:49, Christian Corti wrote:

> An F-series without FPP (floating-point processor) acts like an E-series.

Except that the floating point instructions won't work.  Nor will some of 
the double-integer instructions (e.g., multiply and divide), as they use 
the FPP also.  The F-series base set microcode makes explicit calls on the 
FPP that the E-series microcode does not.

                                      -- Dave




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