Old PDP-11 UNIX Paper Docs?

Johnny Billquist bqt at minsk.docs.uu.se
Sun Sep 14 04:01:55 AEST 1997

>In article by pnt103 at ugrad.cs.york.ac.uk:
>> Warren wrote:
>> > I've got some AUUG newsletters ... One of them mentions
>> > a `Heriot-Watt stripped down 7th Edition',
>> If this is the version I have, which not only came from HWU, but is
>> running on one of their old machines, it's fairly standard.  It was
>> build for a 'small machine', meaning one without separate I&D space,
>> such as an 11/34 (mine's on an 11/23 with 128KW and RL02s).  There
>> are some extra drivers to support RX02s and stuff, but I think these
>> are just well-known additions from sources such as Boston.  There's a
>> makefile to configure and build for a small machine.
>> It's missing some of the larger pieces of software, such as troff (nroff
>> is there, and the troff source AFAIR) and Fortran, and the tty driver is 
>> modified (bigger!), but most other things seem to be 'normal'.  
>> I have the source on 800bpi magtape (pity my drive is only 1600bpi) and
>> also most of it on RL02, though the RL02s are a bit disorganised.
>> Pete
>Anybody in the UK able to read Pete's tape? Pete, can you kermit the files
>off those RL02s?

If the need is large enough, I can roll out a TU77 and connect it to Magica
to read the stuff. That means Sweden, though...


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