[TUHS] Release of 8th, 9th and 10th Editions Unix

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Mar 29 19:38:05 AEST 2017


George Ross <gdmr at inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:

> > I think that the 3/50 was a "single board" VME system... and as you say
> > you really couldn't add anything to it.
>
> IIRC the only way to add anything to it was to pull the processor from its 
> socket, plug in a daughterboard, and then plug the processor back into that.
> It did feel a whole lot more responsive with that extra 8MB of memory!

The method to "upgrade" a Sun-3/50 was to pull the gate arrays and add a 
doughter board. There have been such extensions from "Sunflower". A company 
that was latrer forced by Sun to rename into "Solflower".

Jörg

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