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

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Thu Aug 29 05:03:34 AEST 2019

On 8/28/19 2:49 PM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:

>> Sorry, what I said about London/Reiser is true, but not the whole
>> story. L/R didn't have demand paging; BSD did.
> But my question still stands. Why didn't Research keep going from L/R
> and add demand paging?  Wouldn't that have been "cleaner" than starting
> from BSD?

It's my impression that BSD had done other work that Research didn't want
to duplicate, like autoconfiguration, device support, and so on. Joy got
a lot out of the VAX hardware.

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