4.3BSD Quasijarus

John Floren slawmaster at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 20:50:48 CST 2008


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 9:35 PM, Glen Slick <glen.slick at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 5:30 PM, John Floren <slawmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was poking around Google today and came across 4.3BSD Quasijarus as
>> something that might be interesting to try in SIMH and maybe on my
>> VAXstation, but the ftp site seems to be empty. Does anybody have a
>> mirror of the Quasijarus 0c distro? Without seeing the files, I don't
>> have any idea how it is distributed... I'm hoping it's a CD-ROM image
>> so I can install easily on my vaxstation--anybody know? And yes,
>> NetBSD is just too new for me :)
>>
>
> Looks like a set of file that are decompressed and then written to a
> tape and then the VAX is booted from that tape.
>
>    62,652 stand.Z
>   985,822 miniroot.Z
>  2,082,177 rootdump.Z
>  7,300,252 usr.tar.Z
>  2,803,165 srcsys.tar.Z
> 10,961,052 src.tar.Z
>
> 1. stand  (512 byte records)
> 2. miniroot (10240 byte records)
> 3. rootdump (10240 byte records)
> 4. usr.tar (10240 byte records)
> 5. srcsys.tar (10240 byte records)
> 6. src.tar (10240 byte records)
>

Weak-sauce, as my contemporaries would say, because I don't have a
tape drive or any tapes. I could still try it on SIMH but the eventual
goal is to get something on the VAX

John
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