Don't know about that, but when I worked in Silicon Valley for a well known
microprocessor manufacturer, one of our pieces of state of the art
lithography equipment was controlled by micro pdp-11s. We had to put them
on their own ethernet segment because the regular segments were so busy the
PDP ethernet cards would interupt the machines to death. :)
From: Seth J. Morabito <sethm(a)loomcom.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Friday, July 31, 1998 8:47 PM
Subject: BART and PDP8's?
A few years ago, I heard a rumor bandied about somewhere on Usenet that
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit, a rail system running around some of the
San Francisco Bay) was, even to this day, controlled by pdp8/e systems.
Can anyone lend any credibility to this rumor? Any chance of scoring
some PDP8 equipment if they decide to upgrade their system sometime soon?
"It looks just like a Telefunken U47! Seth J. Morabito
You'll love it." - Frank Zappa sethm(a)loomcom.com