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

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Mon Sep 8 13:34:02 CDT 2003

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 01:28:24PM -0500, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > > 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.

Err, wouldn't having the bus interface be a desirable thing?

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