[TUHS] DG UNIX History

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Nov 13 05:16:44 AEST 2022

On Sat, 12 Nov 2022, Clem Cole wrote:

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> (the infamous 'NUIX' bug from the Series/1 port probably being my 
> favorite tale).

That would be the "NUXI" bug (byte-swapped words).

> So to the hive mind, did anyone (DG themselves or a University) ever 
> build 16 or 32-bit tools for the DG architectures and do a UNIX port, 
> and if so, does anyone know what became of those efforts?  Is this 
> something that needs to be in the TUHS archives also?

I remember Tracey Kidder's "The Soul of a New Machine"...  It ran some 
proprietary system, though.

-- Dave

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