[TUHS] RE: Porting Unix v6 to i386
peter.jeremy at alcatel.com.au
Fri Aug 23 07:23:29 AEST 2002
On 2002-Aug-22 14:52:23 -0600, russ <russell283 at attbi.com> wrote:
>It seems as though there was considerable interest in Porting Unix v6 to
>i386 some months ago. This is a project that appeals to me also. I was
>wondering if anyone has made any headway in the project and would like to
>share their experience.
I've been mulling over something like this for some time. I haven't
actually gotten very far because:
1) I hadn't found an open-source, 16-bit x86 C compiler that could run
in 64K+64K. It looks like there may be some suitable candidates now.
2) My planned target system succumbed to old age. (The HDD failed and
the bios only provides a choice of specific 80 or 120MB sizes).
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