On 08/05/2017 06:29 PM, Eric Smith via cctalk wrote:
> Bubble memory devices typically have many minor loops, not all of
> which are usable. TI printed mask data on the label of the bubble
> device, identifying the defective loops. When a bubble memory board
> is installed or replaced in the terminal, it is necessary to put the
> terminal into command mode and issue a test command to enter the
My recollection is that the track data was printed by Intel. At least
mine came that way.
It always seemed like a solution in search of a problem, given the
power-hungry specialized ICs needed to run it.