Minix

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Thu Nov 17 06:06:48 CST 2005


>
>Subject: Re: Minix
>   From: gordonjcp at gjcp.net
>   Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 09:16:21 +0000 (GMT)
>     To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>
>> The reason I bought Minix in the beginning was that it would run on my
>> PC/XT machine (the only PC I had at the time). And I learnt a fair bit
>> about OSes and enough C to be dangerous by playing about with it.
>
>Yes indeed
>
>> 8MB and a 386 is not a small machine!
>
>8MB and the equivalent of a 386 is getting to be pretty close to a single
>chip these days.
>
>> Feel like porting Unix V6 (as in the Lions Book)?
>
>I quite fancy porting Minix to the PDP-11, but I'm sure it's been done
>before.
>
>Gordon.

Minix on PDP11, Not that I know of.  It would be interesting.


Allison




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