[TUHS] Failing Memory of an Algol Based System from years ago

Bakul Shah bakul at bitblocks.com
Sun Mar 10 06:02:43 AEST 2019

On Sat, 09 Mar 2019 14:19:43 -0500 Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> Clem,
> I think the "Algol machine" you have in mind is the RC-2000 (not quite sure
> of the designation--could look it up in the attic if it matters) designed by
> Per Brinch Hansen for Regencentralen (again, the name may not be quite right).

I believe he architected and wrote the OS for RC-4000.

> The manual used Algol as a hardware description language.  The instruction
> set was not unusual. It has come up before in TUHS. I have the manual
> if you need more info.

This manual is at bitsavers.

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