Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 16th Jan 2014 20:16 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Hardware, Embedded Systems

Tantos took over working with the disk. He rewrote the recovery tools, plus a simulator for the software and supporting equipment like printers, monitors, keyboards and more. For the greater part of the last year, he arduously reverse engineered the OS from the image. Despite a few remaining bugs, the Cray OS now works.

This is quite, quite an amazing journey.

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by Drunkula on Fri 17th Jan 2014 13:34 UTC
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Not sure I'd have the persistence to maintain such an endeavor. Fascinating, though...

Edited 2014-01-17 13:34 UTC

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