36bit still in use ?

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Fri Nov 28 09:44:13 CST 2014

On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 04:26:09PM +0100, Jacob Dahl Pind wrote:
> <qoute>
> Unfortunately I do not have much details. I was at the Living
> Computer Museum and talked with RIch Alderson, who used to work at
> XKL. And he showed me a
> newer generation router from XKL, opened up, at LCM. And they use a
> PDP-10 on a chip, and it was actually running TOPS-20, and I could
> play around at the
> EXEC level in there.
> </quote>

The system refered to above is visible next to the TOAD-1 in this video 
clip, arround 30 seconds in.


I've know for a while that it's been a 36 bit machine under the hood but 
I was told that it is limited in some way, perhaps not a full pager. It 
would be fun to get some details. (And if you can get one for yourself 
of course).


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