PDP 11/73 on the Internet

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Fri Jun 5 16:12:34 CDT 2009



On Fri, 5 Jun 2009, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:

> Dave McGuire wrote:
>>> It's damnably slow, but at least it works.
>>
>>   Yep.  The scary thing is...an OS like RSX-11 or RSTS/E is quite zippy on 
>> a machine like that.
>
> Hmmm.  Porting (or writing a work-alike of) RSX-11 for a newer architecture 
> (suck as PC -- for the low cost) comes to mind.
>
> Peace...  Sridhar
>

It would be nice to see just about any OS that wasn't basically POSIX, or
DOS/Windows running native on a PC.

Zane




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