IBM 360/30 in verilog

Ian S. King isking at
Tue Jul 12 11:08:49 CDT 2016

...and the /20 was developed at Sindelfingen, which was one reason it was
the redheaded stepchild (but very popular nonetheless, due to its lower

On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 6:01 AM, Camiel Vanderhoeven <iamcamiel at>

> On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 1:24 PM,  <steven at> wrote:
> > Camiel said:
> >> IBM UK Laboratories in Hursley was a software facility, the model 40 was
> >> developed in Poughkeepsie, like the others. Secondary production sites
> were
> >> in Mainz, Germany, and Japan.
> >
> > Yes, the wiki does say that, but I am sure Hursley was involved in
> designing
> > hardware as well, for instance TROS. This PDF by Pugh states that a team
> at Hursley
> > were designing the Model 40:
> > As a CE, my dad was there to study the hardware only.
> You're quite right, I was wrong. Both hardware and software
> development took place at Hursley. According to Pugh, Johnson, and
> Palmer's "IBM's 360 and early 370 systems", the /30 (then called NPL
> 101) was developed at Endicott, the /40 (NPL 250) at Hursley, and the
> larger models at Poughkeepsie.

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