Subject: Re: extra P4 on 3/60
To: Rahim Azizarab <>
From: Erik E. Fair <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 12/02/1995 11:42:55
At 6:31 12/2/95, Rahim Azizarab wrote:
> I also would like to find out what 9518 the big
>unused chip socket was for?

The Sun 3/50 & 3/60 were reputed to have an empty socket for a DES chip for
encryption applications because the CPU was felt to be too slow to do that
sort of thing in software. Does anyone recall who made the chip?

Erik Fair