Guy Sotomayor Jr wrote:
>> On Feb 21, 2018, at 12:19 PM, Rich Alderson via cctalk 
>> <> wrote:
>> From: Guy Sotomayor Jr
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:24 AM
>>>> On Feb 21, 2018, at 10:59 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk 
>>>> <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> Typically you'd emulate the I/O device functionality, regardless of whether
>>>> that is implemented in gates or in co-processor firmware.  That's the
>>>> approach taken with the MSCP I/O device emulation in SIMH, or the disk
>>>> controller emulation in the CDC 6000 emulator DtCyber.
>>> It’s also what’s done in Hercules (S/370, 370/XA, 390, Z simulator) and the
>>> mainframe I/O is complex to say the least.
>> Also the method used by the KLH10 emulator (KS-10, KS-10/ITS microcode, 
>> KL-10).
>> There, each device type runs in a separate fork, using System V style memory
>> mapping.  This of course means that it only runs under certain Unix variants.
> I haven’t looked at KLH10 in a long time, but Hercules runs on a lot of 
> different platforms
> including Windows (and I would not call that a Unix variant by any stretch of 
> the imagination).

Hercules uses posix threads, not forks, however, each device does not 
get it's own thread.  It's pretty portable stuff though.  With very few tweaks,
I run it on VMS.

Peter Coghlan.

> TTFN - Guy

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