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

William Pechter pechter at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 08:36:34 AEST 2019

I could've sworn 4.x BSD supported Micom Internan NI1010 or some other early
ethernet like 3com as well as the DEC boards.

Anyone have the 4.1 or 4.2 BSD docs handy.  Mine are boxed away for safe 

On 8/28/2019 6:29 PM, George Michaelson wrote:
> This is an object lesson in not making assumptions about things. I had
> always assumed the V in UNIX 32V stood for something which went to
> demand paging, from 'Virtual Addressing'. Turns out: I was wrong.
> One other note about sockets: The original 4.2 port had to be used by
> a lot of people without the ethernet, because we didn't have the DEC
> ethernet card it was written to. This made unix domain sockets very
> interesting because you could test in them. Except: the very first
> test program somebody wrote at Leeds university to create and write to
> a unix domain socket in /tmp crashed the vax. ... (this was around
> 1982/3) -We were warned off using sockets until the first patch tape
> came in the post.

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