[TUHS] Re: Porting Unix v6 to i386

Greg Lehey grog at lemis.com
Thu Jan 31 08:44:08 AEST 2002

On Tuesday, 29 January 2002 at 17:57:58 -0800, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 10:03:45PM +0100, Jonathan Naylor wrote:
>> With so much open source code out there, it'd be a relatively simple
>> task to find C code for IDE disc access and such like. I would even
>> suggest getting older Linux code from the 2.0.x days as its likely to
>> be a little less complex, while still being stable.
> Linux!?  why not one of the three BSD-licensed BSD-derived Net/Free/Open
> BSDs?  keep it "in the family" so to speak.  :)

An obvious reason to prefer the BSD code is that the kernel interfaces
are pretty much the same.  There are some significant differences in

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