[TUHS] UNIX on S/370

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Nov 20 11:06:35 AEST 2017


On Sun, 19 Nov 2017, Nemo wrote:

> Recent commentary on porting led me to read the article on porting UNIX 
> to S/370 (https://www.bell-labs.com/usr/dmr/www/otherports/ibm.pdf) to 
> support 5ESS development because the existing PDP11s were being 
> overwhelmed.  I confess to not having this read this before and find it 
> interesting.  Any recollections from anyone on the matter.  And whatever 
> happened to it?

I dimly recall one Ian Johnston (then at Bell, but formerly UNSW) doing a 
/370 port...

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