[TUHS] 8th Edition Research Unix on SIMH

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Wed Mar 29 11:57:43 AEST 2017


On Tue, 28 Mar 2017, Noel Chiappa via TUHS wrote:

>    > From: Grant Taylor
>
>    > However, I've had to teach enough people to know that they need a way to
>    > boot strap themselves into an environment to start learning.
>
> Right, but wouldn't they learn more from a clear and concise hand-holding
> which explains what they are doing and why - 'do this which does that to get
> this'?
>
> There is no more a royal road to knowing a system, than there is to
> mathematics.
>
>    > I do consider what (I believe) Warren put together for the UUCP project
>    > to be a very good start.  Simple how to style directions that are easy
>    > to follow that yield a functional system.
>
> Exactly....
>
> 	Noel
>

And of course it's not going to help much if you want to do something 
weirder, like see if you can pull it up on x86 (which is what I'd like to 
do with it) xD

Though perhaps some of the same steps may apply...

-uso.


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