[TUHS] UNIX on S/370

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 05:07:27 AEST 2017


On 11/20/17, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
>
> Maybe this is my lack of knowledge of VM showing, but how did having VM
> help
> you over running on the bare hardware?

It would mean that you wouldn't have to implement machine check
support and other hardware error handling.  The VM hypervisor would do
that for you.  It would also let you run multiple versions of UNIX
simultaneously.  Very convenient if you're doing kernel or driver
development.

-Paul W.


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