[TUHS] SPARC is CRAPS spelled backwards.

Henry Bent henry.r.bent at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 01:44:11 AEST 2018

On Wed, 26 Sep 2018 at 02:21, Peter Jeremy <peter at rulingia.com> wrote:

> An 8-bit memory bus means half as many RAM chips and buffers.  Keep in mind
> that the IBM 5150 was intentionally crippled to ensure it didn't compete
> with
> IBM's low-end minis.

Did the 5150 have a UNIX available anywhere near its launch date?   I know
that it had DOS, CP/M-86, and the UCSD p-System relatively early on.  It's
not clear to me whether Xenix ever supported the original PC; were there
other early porting efforts?

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