[TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux, then what?]
doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Thu Aug 29 04:41:26 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.
> 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?
Sorry, what I said about London/Reiser is true, but not the whole story. L/R didn't have demand paging; BSD did.
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