[TUHS] Harvard and Von Neumann Architectures and Unix
dot at dotat.at
Tue Nov 28 00:50:04 AEST 2017
Will Senn <will.senn at gmail.com> wrote:
> In my naive understanding, the PDP-11 itself, with the Unibus and
> apparently agnostic ISA seem to summarily reject the Harvard
> My question is - was there tension around Harvard and Von Neumann
> architectures in Unix circles and if so, how was it resolved?
Well, there were PDP-11 models with split instruction and data address
spaces, so you could address 64K of code and 64K of data without overlays.
f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/ - I xn--zr8h punycode
Shannon, Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey: North or northwest 5 to 7,
occasionally gale 8 except in Shannon. Rough or very rough, occasionally
moderate. Squally showers. Good.
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