Appendix B: Diagrams Showing how Multics is able to dynamically reconfigure.

Report on Professor Fernando J. Corbató: Appendix A

by Ben Meadowcroft

System Functioning Normally
System Functioning Normally:

Processor B off-line for maintenance
Processor B off-line for maintenance:

Multics running as two systems
Multics running as two systems, Processor A running the normal system and Processor B running the development system:

(see “Figure 1. Example of Multics system configuration”, from for a system diagram showing the input/output controls of a typical system configuration.)

The Report

Appendix A - Biographical Information