Alpha CPUs, was Re: [rescue] i860 Success

Phil Stracchino alaric at
Mon May 3 21:28:12 CDT 2004

On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 06:55:25PM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> .... for Xenix, coherent or even sequent which were x86 based nixes.

...though Coherent was a pretty crippled *nix.  iirc, the Coherent
kernel could address only a single 64k memory segment.

Then again, Thompson & Ritchie's original Unix machine at Bell Labs only
had 64k ....

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