[TUHS] CRC calculation in the 1980s

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 01:34:00 AEST 2023

For what it's worth, the VAX had a table-driven CRC instruction.  It
wasn't very popular because on most VAX models it was actually slower
than by-hand coding.  It is one of the instructions dropped from the
microVAX instruction set used on all later VAXen, where it was
emulated by the operating system.

-Paul W.

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