From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Noel Chiappa)
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Unix V8 Chaosnet, any takers?
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 19:39:59 -0400 (EDT) [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220717233959.E5C6018C09B@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> (raw)
> From: Warner Losh
>> What's "net unix" anyway?
> I'm referring to the University of Illinois distribution
> 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
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').
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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
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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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