[TUHS] Unix V8 Chaosnet, any takers?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Jul 17 00:05:02 AEST 2022

On Sat, Jul 16, 2022, 12:38 AM Lars Brinkhoff <lars at nocrew.org> wrote:

> segaloco wrote:
> > This looks like it might be exactly what you're looking for:
> > http://9legacy.org/9legacy/doc/simh/v8
> Thanks!
> > That said, your original posting mentions the PDP-11, but also
> > "Berkeley Unix Nodes". For the latter, do you mean VAX?
> Yes, they are VAX-11/780 SIMH instances running 4.1BSD + MIT patches.
> > I don't know whether V8 ran on PDP-11 or not, but if that's your
> > intent, you may want to start with a 2.xBSD or V7 as a base instead.
> The Chaosnet documentation says there were PDP-11 Unix V7 nodes on the
> network.  That code has not been found though.  Same goes for VAX/VMS.

V7 could mean a modification of net unix or using that as a starting point.
But without code that's just wild speculation on my part.

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