RL02 version of UNIX6?
jwsmail at jwsss.com
Thu Feb 2 13:53:41 CST 2017
On 2/2/2017 11:40 AM, Tony Duell wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 7:38 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2/2/17 11:32 AM, william degnan wrote:
>>>> All this talk about compatibility...was there ever UNIX made for the PDP
>>>> 11/40 and RL02, or was it only run on RK05? Wouldn't all of the C and
>>>> calls, etc issues have been solved then? Why is this an issue now? I am
>>>> largely ignorant to the details but from 20000 feet it would seem like
>>>> would have been taken care of long ago. No need for pre-processing code,
>>>> etc. Please educate me if I am wrong, just curious.
>>>> Bill Degnan
>> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
>>> DEC V7m comes to mind.
>> Yes, but in 1974 that was not an option. I guess the 74-77 version of UNIX
> I am just wondering where on earth you'd find an RL02 in 1974.
Western Dynex had 2.5mb removable over 2.5mb in 71.
Last version at link above, model 6000 is essentially an RL02. Came in
12, 18 and 24 sector (strapable). I think it could be hooked up to DEC
as the interface was pretty much the same.
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