[pups] Bob's emulator and ultrix

Milo Velimirovic milov at uwlax.edu
Wed Apr 19 22:51:54 AEST 2006

On Apr 18, 2006, at 9:00 PM, pups-request at minnie.tuhs.org wrote:

> ----- Forwarded message from Bill Cunningham <billcu1 at verizon.net>  
> -----
> Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 20:32:27 -0400
> From: "Bill Cunningham" <billcu1 at verizon.net>
> Subject: Bob's emulator and ultrix
> To: <wkt at tuhs.org>
> I can't get the sim 2.3d to boot ultrix 3.1 or xenix or anyother  
> boot tapes
> in the uhs's archive. I have compiled the pdp11 emulator with  
> gcc-3.4.6. I
> am also interested in the OS Tim Berners-Lee used to write his first
> browser. VMS on a VAX machine I have read.

Doubtful. Everything I have read leads me to believe that Tim Berners- 
Lee wrote the first web browser on using a NeXT cube running an early  
version (2.x or earlier) of the NEXTSTEP operating system.

> Is there anything like this in
> the archive? A VAX emulator and VMS OS?
> Bill
> ----- End forwarded message -----

Milo Velimirović
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 USA
43 48 48 N 91 13 53 W
There's a reason Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson have been awarded  
the U.S. National Medal of Technology (1998) and are fellows of the  
Computer History Museum Online. Dave Cutler hasn't and isn't.
"You are not expected to understand this."

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