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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 8 13:40:44 CDT 2003

On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 02:34 PM, Joshua D. Boyd 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?

   Have you ever seen a Unibus board, Josh?  ;)


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