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HistoryEdit

SIMH was based on a much older systems emulator called MIMIC, which was written in the late 1960s at Applied Data Research.[1] SIMH was started in 1993 with the purpose of preserving minicomputer hardware and software which was fading into obscurity.[1]

Emulated hardwareEdit

 
Version 6 Unix for the PDP-11, running in SIMH
 
Version 7 Unix for the PDP-11, running in SIMH
 
"4.3 BSD UNIX" from the University of Wisconsin, on a simulated VAX.

SIMH emulates hardware from the following companies.

Advanced Computer DesignEdit

  • PDQ-3

AT&TEdit

BurroughsEdit

Control Data CorporationEdit

Data GeneralEdit

Digital Equipment CorporationEdit

GRI CorporationEdit

Hewlett-PackardEdit

HoneywellEdit

Hobbyist projectsEdit

IBMEdit

IntelEdit

  • Intel systems 8010 and 8020

InterdataEdit

Lincoln Labs – MIT Research LabEdit

Manchester UniversityEdit

MITSEdit

Royal-McbeeEdit

Sage Computer TechnologyEdit

  • Sage II

Scientific Data SystemsEdit

SovietEdit

SWTPCEdit

  • SWTPC 6800

Xerox Data SystemsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Preserving Computing's Past: Restoration and Simulation" Max Burnet and Bob Supnik, Digital Technical Journal, Volume 8, Number 3, 1996.
  2. ^ http://www.schorn.ch/altair_5.php

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