[TUHS] UNIX on S/370

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Nov 22 01:45:46 AEST 2017


On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:40:35AM -0500, Ron Natalie wrote:
> Yes, definitely more to TCF than just what I mentioned, I just wanted to indicate why you wouldn???t necessarily need to be connected to the 370-node directly in order to use it.
> 
> It was really handy (though somewhat confusing at times) when we were doing the 4 process i860 addition to the system.     It was far too easy to just let use an i386 instance of some application rather than providing the native one (since the W4 card was a microchannel card that went into the PS2).   Unless you tried really hard, you couldn???t tell if the app was running remotely.


Yeah, so imagine something like TNC plus my N kernels on NUMA idea.  Seems
pretty have your cake and eat it too.


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