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From: segaloco via TUHS <>
To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <>
Subject: [TUHS] PDP-7 and Interdata 8/32 Bell System UNIX Installations?
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2023 01:44:50 +0000	[thread overview]
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Are there any documented or remembered instances PDP-7 or Interdata 8/32 UNIX being installed on any such machines for use in the Bell System aside from their original hosts?  Along similar lines, was the mention of PDP-7 UNIX also supporting the PDP-9 based solely on consistencies in the architecture or did this early version of UNIX actually get bootstrapped on a real PDP-9 at some point?

My understanding of the pre-3B-and-VAX landscape of UNIX in the Bell System is predominantly PDP-11 systems, but there was also work in the late 70s regarding 8086 hosts as evidenced in some BSTJ and other publications, and there is the System/370 work (Holmdel?) which I don't know enough about to say whether it technically starts before or after UNIX touches the VAX.

Thanks for any info!

- Matt G.

             reply	other threads:[~2023-12-19  1:45 UTC|newest]

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2023-12-19  1:44 segaloco via TUHS [this message]
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2023-12-19  2:49   ` [TUHS] " segaloco via TUHS
2023-12-19  3:09 ` Warner Losh
2023-12-19  7:35   ` Lars Brinkhoff
2023-12-21 17:48     ` Phil Budne

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