[TUHS] Unix with TCP/IP for small PDP-11s

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Sun May 21 05:05:59 AEST 2017


Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:

> I read the sources to see the TCP/IP support was there (that's the bit
> about adding Berkeley Sockets). I see nowhere that it's excluded for the
> non I/D machines, but haven't tried it first hand. I got interested not
> because of the PDP-11, but because I have an old Rainbow that recently
> started running Venix (v7-based version) and was trolling around for some
> way to do TCP/IP to it (though w/o readily available ethernet cards, I'm
> not sure it is a viable project).

Boy is the memory going.  What was the TCP/IP implementation people
ran on DOS to do connections over serial lines?  Could that be found
and revived for such a system?

Thanks,

Arnold


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