Core memory Identification
pontus at update.uu.se
Wed Mar 18 15:45:29 CDT 2009
Thanks for all answers :)
> Interesting! Those core memory photos would be a great addition to
> Wikipedia if the photographer is willing to contribute them. For one
> thing, that's actually a coincidence addressed memory, which the
> current detail photo isn't. Excellent photography!
I've asked, I'll get back with the answer :)
> In fact, it looks like a memory with two inhibit wires rather than the
> common single inhibit. This matches what CDC did in the 60-bit
> mainframes (6000 series). But it isn't one of those because it has 7
> groups of 8 rows, while CDC has 64 rows and colums per plane. 3584
> bits per plane... very strange.
If it makes more sense, the plane is double sided so it tallies up to
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