Subject: Re: savecore_flags="-z"
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/04/1999 12:48:50
In message <>,
Greywolf writes:

>On Sat, 4 Dec 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:

>Had I a Pyramid to volunteer, I'd try to arrange it.  This was over seven
>years ago.

Sorry. I assuemd the output was cut and pasted, and so you'd it

>And Pyramid isn't exactly open about their processor architecture,
>last I looked.

Yes. sure. But which is harder: targeting gcc/gdb/gas to a closed CPU
architecture, or (after doing that, with a fair knowledge of the
architecture) supporting known (standard multibus/vme) peripherals?
If I could find one, i'd be temted to do it out of perversity.
Just a passing thought, though.

>Are they still in business...hmmm.  No, looks like they've been
>subsumed by either Amdahl or Siemens.

Nixdorf was a big Pyramid reseller in Europe. Nixdorf got subsumed by
Siemens.  Pyramid switched to MIPS cpus around 1990 in any case.