[TUHS] The evolution of Unix facilities and architecture

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Tue May 16 23:20:34 AEST 2017


    > From: "Steve Johnson"

    > a DEC repairperson showed up to do "preventive maintenance" and managed
    > to clobber the nascent file system.
    > Turns out DEC didn't have any permanent file systems on machines that
    > small...

A related story (possibly a different version of this one) which I read (can't
remember where, now) was that he trashed the contents of the RS04 fixed-head
hard disk, because on DEC OS's, those were only used for swapping.

	Noel


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