CADR (was [rescue] Crays, etc._
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Apr 27 12:22:09 CDT 2004
On Apr 27, 2004, at 10:51 AM, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> I wonder that too, but I don't have any experience using them. Is
> there a good (and cheap/free) tutorial/beginner's kit out there
Yes. Go to http://www.xess.com and order an XSA50 ($150) or XSA100
($250). These are great boards, and their tutorials are good. Then
download WebPACK from Xilinx' web site (it is free), then you can get
> And while I have a copy of the LMI lisp sources, I'm not sure about
> the microcode and that would be the killer... But that core logic in
> FPGA with a modern disk controller, vga compatible video, ethernet and
> perhaps USB for the keyboard/mouse? Yeah, that could be a whole heck
> of allot of fun...
Oh, it's a microcoded processor? (I haven't looked at it) That
kinda kills the idea, unless we can get access to a functional one to
snatch the microcode ROM contents.
Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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