[rescue] VAX 11/750s - Re: Linux wet paint, was Re: Spark10 CPU question (must fix - SPARC damnit :-) )

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Dec 19 22:20:34 CST 2016

On 12/19/2016 09:43 PM, John Hudak wrote:
> Another rule of thumb: Always cover the window of EEPROMS.  We were
> demo-ing a bitslice CPU we designed for NASA and one of the attendees took
> a picture with a flash......it instantly crashed the system....ahh, the bad
> old days...

  Nah, good days.

  I built a Nixie tube clock for my then-GF several years ago, using an
8751 microcontroller, with a UV erasure window.  I took a photo for it
for my albums, and it crashed. I got a chuckle out of it. :)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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