[pups] Interesting PDP/Xenix History

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Mon Mar 25 20:15:15 AEST 2002

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Frank Wortner wrote:

> on 3/23/02 11:26 PM, Warren Toomey at wkt at minnie.tuhs.org wrote:
> > I've left a comment in the thread asking if they would
> > donate a copy of the tape's contents to our Archive.
> I also remember running PDP/11 Xenix.  The article is basically correct,
> although Microsoft (or HCR) did add a working paging system that enabled
> simulation of split I&D on small PDP/11s like the 11/23, 11/34, and 11/40.

I don't understand how any paging system could simulate split I/D space?
Do you remember any details?


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