[Beowulf] Scale modl Cray-1

Geoff Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 19:59:22 PDT 2010

David N. Lombard wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 07:02:09PM -0700, Gus Correa wrote:
>> Thank you all who responded:
>> Larry Stewart, David Lombard, Franklin Jones,
>> Douglas Guptill, Thomasz Rolla, Jim Lux.
>> Glad to see that many of you had not only thought of this,
>> but actually implemented simulators for many outstanding computers.
>> I compiled SIMH.
>> However, I suppose I need to load software to actually simulate
>> each computer (Assembler? OS? other more specific sw?), correct?
>> If yes, is this software available, and where?
> The 1130 sw is available from ibm1130.org
> <http://ibm1130.org/sim/downloads>.
> I expect that type of software will usually only be available from
> the people and projects that are interested in the simulated system.
>> Any documentation on how to run them?
> The 1130 sw is sufficiently documented to run it.  I've run it--and
> as expected--it *does* run faster than the original hw.

There was a project to emulate the YMP, but it looks fairly dead. Also,
there's a project to emulate CDC6400 hardware.


It may not be the same as having your own emulated machine to play with,
but you can play around with real iron at Cray Cyber.


Geoffrey D. Jacobs

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