[TUHS] Book: "You Are Not Expected to Understand This"
douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Tue Nov 15 00:14:28 AEST 2022
>> To be honest, I've forgotten many (most) of the details. But that sounds
>> about right. As I remember it, it was like SunOS. The key point was that
>> the kernel only had one view of the memory system period, no FS
>> buffer cache etc...which was a departure from many of the traditional UNIX
>> implementations. IIRC they did not support BSD's mmap -- but check the
> It sounds like they could have supported mmap() easily. I'd love to see
> this kernel, it sounds to me like it was SunOS with nicely done SMP
> support. The guy that said he'd never seen anything like it before or
> since, just makes me want to see it more.
"One view of the memory, period." That describes Multics.
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