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From: (Noel Chiappa)
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Unix V8 Chaosnet, any takers?
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 19:39:59 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
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    > From: Warner Losh

    >> What's "net unix" anyway?

    >  I'm referring to the University of Illinois distribution

Ah, OK.

    > I have seen references to it in the ARPAnet census documents running on
    > both V6 and V7 (though mostly they were silent about which version).

Well, V7 came out in January, 1979, and NCP wasn't turned off until January,
1983, so people had a lot of time to get it running under V7.

    > I thought this was the normal nomenclature of the time, but I may be
    > mistaken.

I'm not sure what it was usually called; we didn't have much contact with it
at MIT (although I had the source; I'm the one that provided it to TUHS).

The problem was that although MIT had two IMPs, all the ports on them were
spoken for, for big time-sharing mainframes (4 PDP-10's running ITS; 1
running TWENEX; a Multics), so there were no ports available to plug in a
lowly PDP-11. (We were unable to get an IP gateway (router) onto the ARPANET
until MIT got some of the first C/30 IMPs.) So we had no use for the NCP Unix
(which I vaguely recall was described as 'the ARPANET Unix from UIll').


             reply	other threads:[~2022-07-17 23:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-07-17 23:39 Noel Chiappa [this message]
2022-07-18  1:01 ` Ron Natalie
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2022-07-18 17:07 Noel Chiappa
2022-07-16 20:02 Paul Ruizendaal
2022-07-16 15:51 Noel Chiappa
2022-07-16 17:02 ` Warner Losh
2022-07-15 10:25 Noel Chiappa
2022-07-15 11:53 ` Theodore Ts'o
2022-07-16  6:59 ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-07-15  8:51 Paul Ruizendaal via TUHS
2022-07-14 11:08 [TUHS] " Lars Brinkhoff
2022-07-14 16:37 ` [TUHS] " John Floren
2022-07-14 17:00   ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-07-14 17:51     ` segaloco via TUHS
2022-07-14 18:19       ` Ron Natalie
2022-07-14 20:32         ` Tom Teixeira
2022-07-14 20:39           ` Ron Natalie
2022-07-15  0:33             ` Grant Taylor via TUHS
2022-07-15  4:29               ` Erik E. Fair
2022-07-14 19:36       ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-07-14 21:50         ` segaloco via TUHS
2022-07-16  6:38           ` Lars Brinkhoff
2022-07-16 14:05             ` Warner Losh

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