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

David Arnold davida at pobox.com
Sun May 21 07:41:31 AEST 2017


> On 21 May 2017, at 05:05, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> 
> 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?

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