[TUHS] SVR 3.2

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Aug 3 10:46:05 AEST 2017

mame/mess also offers emulation of early x86 computers as well.


On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 5:35 PM, Michael Huff <mphuff at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure how well it works, but there's always pcem:
> http://pcem-emulator.co.uk/ ...it can emulate both a 286, and MFM disks;
> though I'm not sure how accurate that emulation is.
> On 08/02/2017 03:02 PM, Andreas Hein wrote:
> Hello Tom,
> yeah, i have the same history. First operating system for my 286 was the
> Microport ATT SVR2. I have original 5 1/4 media, the tree manuals (mostly
> printouts of the original UNIX Man pages beide Intel Assembler and
> bootloader) and images from the disks. But, as you remember, Microport V.2
> had no networking (beside UUCP)
> Still Interested ? Send me a email, I will prepare the images and find a
> way to deliver it to you (earliest tomorrow). And if someone know a way to
> Boot this images in a hypervirsor, this would help me. The current
> hypervisors are not able to emulate MFM disks and hercules graphics AFIK
> Regards,
> Andreas
> Am 3. August 2017 00:46:23 MESZ schrieb Tom Manos <tom.manos at gmail.com>
> <tom.manos at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask...
>> I started my home UNIX hobby in the mid-1980's with Microport SVR2 on
>> Intel 286. With a couple of modems I started a public access UNIX system in
>> Hampton Roads, VA.
>> That system graduated to SVR3.0, 3.1, 3.2 on 386, and finally 4.2 with 4
>> modems running on an AST 4-port card on 486. That was about 1992 when I
>> started an ISP using SVR4.2. That ISP, also in Hampton Roads, grew quite
>> large. We were in 100 cities and partnered with newspapers and managed
>> their content on the brand new web. By then we had graduated to large Alpha
>> systems and Sun Enterprise.
>> Now I'm all grown up and and experiencing a 2nd childhood. I run SVR4.2MP
>> here on a real dual processor Pentium system, but I'd like to get back to
>> SVR3.2 on period hardware, and later to r2.
>> My problem is I don't have a copy and don't know where to find one. Do
>> any of you happen to have a diskette (or disk image) set you can part with?
>> Ideally I'd like a development system and networking. But I've always been
>> an optimist :)
>> I'm happy to pay reasonable fees.
>> Tom
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