[rescue] If one person could do it, maybe we could do this

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Mon Sep 8 13:28:24 CDT 2003

> > With the 11/780 you'd have a good starting point with the schematics.
>    Yeah, and one could enter them into a schematic capture package (say, 
> the nasty one that comes with Xilinx Foundation) for generating FPGAs.  
> The problem is a matter of scale.  I have the 11/780 schematics...it's 
> a stack of 11x17 pages almost two inches thick.

There are some things in the schematics that are outside the CPU.  The RAM
can just be some SRAM, for example.  The idea would be to have a small self-
contained unit, so there's no need for the bus interface either.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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