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From: Jason Stevens <jsteve@superglobalmegacorp.com>
To: Larry McVoy <lm@mcvoy.com>, Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@case.edu>
Cc: "tuhs@tuhs.org" <tuhs@tuhs.org>,
	"doug@cs.dartmouth.edu" <doug@cs.dartmouth.edu>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux, then what?]
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:58:19 +0800
Message-ID: <02ae25cb-d3c4-477b-849d-3809070a343d@PU1APC01FT114.eop-APC01.prod.protection.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190828190534.GH13570@mcvoy.com>

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Yeah sockets, FFS, VM, autoconfiguration.  It almost seems a shame he went to SUN.  Although at the same time it’s no wonder why they grabbed him ASAP.  I guess it’s like Avie working for NeXT.

From: Larry McVoy
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2019 3:06 AM
To: Chet Ramey
Cc: tuhs@tuhs.org; doug@cs.dartmouth.edu
Subject: Re: [TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux,then what?]

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 03:03:34PM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 8/28/19 2:49 PM, arnold@skeeve.com wrote:
> 
> >> Sorry, what I said about London/Reiser is true, but not the whole
> >> story. L/R didn't have demand paging; BSD did.
> > 
> > But my question still stands. Why didn't Research keep going from L/R
> > and add demand paging?  Wouldn't that have been "cleaner" than starting
> > from BSD?
> 
> It's my impression that BSD had done other work that Research didn't want
> to duplicate, like autoconfiguration, device support, and so on. Joy got
> a lot out of the VAX hardware.

He was a coding machine back then.  Quite the legacy.


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  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-29 14:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-28 18:41 Doug McIlroy
2019-08-28 18:49 ` arnold
2019-08-28 19:03   ` Chet Ramey
2019-08-28 19:05     ` Larry McVoy
2019-08-29 14:58       ` Jason Stevens [this message]
2019-08-29 16:25         ` arnold
2019-08-29 16:38           ` Ralph Corderoy
2019-08-29 17:35             ` arnold
2019-08-28 21:55 ` Rob Pike
2019-08-28 22:29   ` George Michaelson
2019-08-28 22:36     ` William Pechter
2019-08-28 23:02       ` Arthur Krewat
2019-08-29  0:11       ` Clem cole
2019-08-29  0:18         ` George Michaelson
2019-08-29  6:27         ` Lars Brinkhoff
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-09-01  2:36 [TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux, then what? Rudi Blom
2019-09-01  2:16 [TUHS] dmr streams & networking [was: Re: If not Linux, then what?] Rudi Blom
2019-08-31  9:43 Rudi Blom
2019-08-31 15:41 ` Clem Cole
2019-08-30 20:21 Norman Wilson
2019-08-30 20:28 ` Larry McVoy
2019-08-30 20:39 ` Clem Cole
2019-08-30 21:52   ` Larry McVoy
2019-08-31  0:58     ` Clem Cole
2019-08-31  1:13       ` Bakul Shah
2019-08-31  2:46         ` Clem cole
2019-08-31  2:57           ` Clem cole
2019-08-31  3:14             ` Gregg Levine
2019-08-31  3:47               ` Clem cole
2019-08-31  3:38             ` Bakul Shah
2019-08-31  5:37             ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-31 19:03               ` Clem Cole
2019-09-05  5:11                 ` Al Kossow
2019-09-02  8:28               ` Peter Jeremy
2019-09-02 23:26                 ` Dave Horsfall
2019-08-31  3:19           ` Bakul Shah
2019-08-28 17:57 Doug McIlroy
2019-08-28 18:05 ` Adam Thornton
2019-08-28 18:08 ` arnold
2019-08-28 18:27 ` Warner Losh
2019-08-28 18:34   ` Warner Losh
2019-08-28 21:54 ` Rob Pike
2019-08-29  6:43   ` arnold
2019-08-29  7:39     ` Rob Pike
2019-08-29 16:26       ` arnold
2019-08-29  3:29 ` Lawrence Stewart
2019-08-29  4:10   ` Larry McVoy
2019-08-28  9:17 Paul Ruizendaal
2019-08-28 10:44 ` Angelo Papenhoff

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