[TUHS] If not Linux, then what?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Aug 28 22:46:41 AEST 2019

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019, 12:19 AM Wesley Parish <wobblygong at gmail.com> wrote:

> Speaking of OSI stacks, I know 4.4BSD Lite came with some fragments of
> one. OSI's dead and hardly mourned these days, but did anyone in the
> Unix world ever get beyond the 4.4BSD fragmentary implementation?

The Wollongong Group has OSI for various flavors of Sustem V and System III
running on the 3B* family, 386 and a few others. I recall setting them up
for interop in the summer of 1989.


Wesley Parish
> On 8/28/19, George Michaelson <ggm at algebras.org> wrote:
> > oh maybe I meant "streams" not "STREAMS" I always got confused if the
> > original ritchie spec was upper or lower case. Charles Forsyth coded
> > it into the York Uni Vaxen, worked fine. I left shortly after to do
> > stuff at UCL, it only came back into my life when at UQ in Australia
> > we got an ICL "certified" SYSV host and along side dead technology
> > like RFS up it popped (I think ICL had coded an OSI stack we were
> > testing)
> >
> > -G
> >
> < snip >
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