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

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat Aug 31 06:28:14 AEST 2019

On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 04:21:47PM -0400, Norman Wilson wrote:
> John Reiser did do his own paging system for UNIX 32/V.
> I heard about it from friends at Bell Labs ca. 1982-83,
> when I was still running systems for physicists at Caltech.
> It sounded very interesting, and I would love to have had
> my hands on it--page cache unified with buffer cache,
> copy-on-write from the start.

Huh, Moran published his SunOS VM system paper in 1988, my guess is he
was working on the code for a year or two before that.  So Reiser's work
predates that.  Super interesting.  I too would love for someone to find
a copy of that code.

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