[TUHS] Question about Unix adminstration

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Fri Oct 29 23:41:22 AEST 2021

much of what Evi says from an administrator standpoint will apply.  That
said if you are running V6 get a copy of the Lion's text.

For real synthesis, maje sure your copy is an nth generation xerographic
copy😅.  Seriously go to Amazon and get the modern reprint.

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 12:02 AM Paul Riley <paul at rileyriot.com> wrote:

> And, as a matter of interest, is there a book for V6?
> Paul
> *Paul Riley*
> On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 06:28, Scot Jenkins <sj at sdf.org> wrote:
>> 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.
>> scot
> --
Sent from a handheld expect more typos than usual
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