[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do.

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Mon Dec 19 14:08:40 CST 2016

" From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
" On 12/19/2016 12:24 PM, John Floren wrote:
" > On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 11:18 AM, Patrick Giagnocavo <xemacs5 at gmail.com> wrote:
" >> iAPX 432, up to 321 bits in length instructions
" > 
" > The design of the iAPX has always seemed very interesting to me; is it
" > at all feasible to find actual hardware for it out in the world?
"   Assuming you mean the iAPX-432 (many Intel architecture names start
" with iAPX), yes, a board and a few chips sold on eBay a few weeks ago,
" for astronomical sums.

one interesting feature i connect with the 432 which i think was
unique among microporcessors: it had hardware support for
majority-voting / odd-man-out triple redundant systems.  anyone heard
of another?
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