[TUHS] Early Internet work

Charles Anthony charles.unix.pro at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 10:37:40 AEST 2017


On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 3:47 PM, Charles Anthony <charles.unix.pro at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
> wrote:
>
>>     > Hi, we just read the second tape, which read without error.
>>     > ...
>>     > So at this point we have access to everything that was on that
>> machine.
>>
>> So, in the process of transferring this all to a TAR file, we found a bug
>> in
>> BSD 4.1b. (The length of some directories whose last sector held only one
>> entry was being incorrectly set to the actual length of the directory,
>> not a
>> multiple of the sector size.)
>>
>> Anyone know where I can report a BSD 4.1b bug? :-)
>>
>> Sigh. That tops my Multics bug report.
>
> Maybe not.  The Multics segment containing the error is marked "WRITTEN
03/26/76".  BSD4.1 is circa 1890?

(Sorry for drifting off-topic)

-- Charles
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