Supercomputers, fishing for information

Al Kossow aek at
Sat Nov 5 10:29:17 CDT 2016

there are no useful pictures in the brochures

it appears the SRM is integrated into the cabinet and controls 16 nodes
since the original appears to be gone

Paul Pierce was archiving information on these systems. We have a little in the CHM collection, not a whole
lot on the PSC/860

I have a manual set for the Paragon. It is in silver slipcases

On 11/5/16 7:48 AM, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Al Kossow <aek at> wrote:
>> let me see if I can get this scanned this morning
> That would be awesome!
>> you also REALLY want to get any docs and tapes/disks out of there
>> finding software is going to be extremely difficult
> Yes, I realize that; the difficulty lies in directing them in what to
> look for; "anything that says Intel, Ardent, or Convex on it" is a
> good beginning, but the more specific I can be in what I ask for, the
> higher the chance it'll turn up.
> Camiel.
>> On 11/5/16 7:02 AM, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote:
>>> - Does anyone know what the SRM (System Resource Manager) for the
>>> iPSC/860 physically looks like? Does it look like a PC, and does it
>>> say Intel on the front?

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