[TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux, then what?]

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Thu Aug 29 04:08:38 AEST 2019

Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> > How long was research running on a PDP-11 and when did they move to a VAX?
> London and Reiser had ported Unix to the VAX, replete with virtual memory, in 1978. By the time v7 was released (1979), Vaxen had become the workhorse machines in Research.
> Doug

So, what's the story on why the London/Reiser port didn't get adapted
back by Research, and they ended up starting from 4.1 BSD?



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