July 26, 2014

CommVEx 2014 ideas

Thanks to EVERYONE who came by my UNIX technology this weekend, and lent your knowledge of this vintage technology.  These are my random notes, to be organized soon:


Questions from Dave Maurer & Eric Pratt


unix SVR3 tar file compiled for 68020

http://bit.ly/1q2gmTQ

What kernel changes were made from UNIX System V Release 3 to support CTIX for the MightyFrame?


Does anyone have the right tape archive image or tape for this?


Was generic TAR used?


"Did anyone know of a BSD port that would work on the AT&T 7300 or the Convergent MightyFrame?"


See Appendix C of SunOS Install Media

What are .xdrtoc files?

http://bit.ly/1puUl2k


http://bit.ly/XtfTCm

Dave's recommended reading:

Understanding the Linux Kernel

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596100797.do

Understanding the Linux Kernel

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596005658.do

Jim Drew - knows everything about how data is written to drives:

http://www.cbmstuff.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww5stAbiSEw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3rzNX1h4x8