[Beowulf] Win64 Clusters!!!!!!!!!!!!

Robin Harker robin at workstationsuk.co.uk
Tue Apr 10 01:37:28 PDT 2007

Northern Telecom sold a multi-user XENIX system. It was 8086 based based
using Multibus.  Circa 1984


> At 11:39 AM 4/9/2007, Peter St. John wrote:
>>Well, I could run unix with all 1536K, but not MS/PCDOS 3.2. So call
>>it a software issue of failing to work around the hardware issue.
>>Obviously the hardware was not a show-stopper.
>>But it was the 286 I did this on, not the earlier 8088, which I
>>don't think could reasonably have been expected to run unix;
> No problem running unix on a 8086.. (Don't forget Xenix on 8086 or
> 80286) Or, for that matter, on a 68000.  (maybe the 68010 with the
> mmu or the 020 with virtual memory?.. I seem to remember DRAM refresh
> by 64 NOPs on the timer tick)
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