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Fri Apr 17 20:42:58 CDT 2015
On Sat, 18 Apr 2015, Rich Alderson wrote:
>> I've heard (from Peter Lthberg that they're emulated (in certain situations?)
>> as massbus disks.
> I was wrong about SC, BTW. That work was done internally at CI$. (I was told
> this by the gent who oversaw the conversion from KLs to 40s.) Whether they
> emulate Massbus at some point, I cannot say.
I see "RH" all over the place...so it's plausible.
> If Peter is talking about XKL, I'm sorry but he's dead wrong. I can say that
> with complete certainty since I worked for XKL when the Toad-1 was built, did
> some of the monitor development myself, and have managed Toad systems as part
> of my daily living for the last 20 years. The SCSI interface created by XKL
> (specifically by Dr. Wayne Lichtenberger, of Illiac and AlohaNet and Cisco's
> CSC-3 processor board fame) is sui generis, and the code for it in TOPS-20 is
He was talking about SC.
> P.S. Peter is an old friend. Say hello for me next time you talk to him.
Will do - he's the only one I know who understands the SC-40. ;)
> Rich Alderson
> Vintage Computing Sr. Systems Engineer
> Living Computer Museum
> 2245 1st Avenue S
> Seattle, WA 98134
> mailto:RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org
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