VAXen and minimal memory (was Re: The PDP11/04 has landed..)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Feb 11 21:17:55 CST 2016

On 02/11/2016 05:39 PM, Jerome H. Fine wrote:

> Since your answer seems to be an unstated question, I will attempt to
> answer what you might have inferred.  I was just attempting to note that
> the CDC 3300 hardware was able to support that function more than a
> DECADE earlier.  By 1967 when I arrived, the system had already been
> running for quite a while in support of many engineers who required access
> to a computer that avoided the punch card route followed by submitting
> the cards to the batch queue - and waiting - and waiting.

Don't forget the GE600-series, in particular the 635 and 645.  Supported 
DTSS and the virtual memory 645 running MULTICS.


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