Alphaservers for free in Athabasca, Alberta
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 03:42:53 CDT 2019
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> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Grant Taylor via
> Sent: 06 August 2019 04:25
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> Subject: Re: Alphaservers for free in Athabasca, Alberta
> On 8/5/19 8:40 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> > Now why could it not be a nice little PDP 11.
> I thought that it could be if it was running emulation software.
> Or was that more that the VAX-11 could emulate a PDP-11 up to a specific
> version & hardware combination? (Read: Did this functionality not get carried
> forward to the Alphas?)
I think it went from the VAX fairly early in the model range. I don't believe that any of the MicroVax machines implemented this.
The VAX Architecture manual
(page 289) simply says its an optional feature without saying which models had it...
> Grant. . . .
> unix || die
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