[rescue] Announcement: Motorola 88000 ("m88k") site

Francois Dion fdion at atriumwindows.com
Thu Feb 26 14:54:06 CST 2004

It has a link to a cool piece of DIY:

I believe that Zvonko Vranesic was one of the engineer who designed this 
along with Stumm. I still have "Computer Organization" on my bookshelf 
(from 1988) by Vranesic and Hamacher.

They were to work on some followup machine named the NUMachine. A little 
altavisting found:

Would be good if there was an open spec to do that kind of thing (cross 
threading w/Eric's post on DIY blades).  See picture of the processor 
board (it's an R4400 under the heatsink):


Paul Weissmann wrote:

>	I thought it'd be appropriate sending a pointer to my Motorola
>88000 resource page to this list too. (Although m88k is only rarely
>mentioned here)
>URI: <http://www.doorslam.net/m88k/>
>The page is in a more or less ready state, covered topics include:
> o 88000 CPUs and support chips
> o MVME-Boards based on 88000 CPUs
> o Some Computers based on 88000 CPUs (DG, Motorola, ...)
> o OpenBSD/mvme88k
>There is still a lot missing, e.g. the other available Unix-flavours
>for m88k, more systems from other vendors and a description of the
>Motorola m88k boot-rom (BUG); all of which should be included over
>the time.
>        - paul

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