[TUHS] Question about Unix adminstration

Scot Jenkins sj at sdf.org
Tue Oct 26 05:20:30 AEST 2021

joseph turco <italian.pepe.32 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if there exists a book on Unix administration, specifically
> for v7. I have the Unix programmers book already.

Introducing the UNIX System, (c) 1983, ISBN 0-07-045001-3 
by Henry McGilton and Rachel Morgan

The book covers V7 and is a general intro to UNIX.
It has one chapter on administration near the end 
of the book.  It covers very basic stuff:

* setting the date
* startup/shutdown
* users and groups, su command
* file systems (mkfs, mount, umount, fsck, icheck, ncheck)
* adding devices (mknod)
* dump, restor, tar

Overall though this is still a great book on UNIX in general,
even today.  Great tutorials on ed, sed, ex, vi, nroff/troff,
and ms macros make it worthwhile to own.


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