[TUHS] Pristine version of 2.11BSD

Jacob Goense dugo at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 22 00:06:21 AEST 2015

On 2015-12-21 10:19, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> I just heard from Steven Schultz, who is surprised that we don't have
> the original 2.11 distribution in the archive.  Steven says:
>> 	I was certain that a base 2.11 is in the TUHS archive.   There was a
>> 	tapeset sent down under and I recall someone working on a way to
>> 	simulate a tape drive over a serial line so 2.11 could be loaded.
> Does this ring a bell, anyone?

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In atricle by Milo Velimirovic 31 Wing 785-8030:
> BTW, is there anywhere one can get a "legal license" to run V6, V7, 
> 2.XBSD on
> my pdp11/34's and 11/44?

Nobody, not even Dennis Ritchie, knows how to get a license for any of 
Hopefully, when the Unix source finishes its current migration to SCO 
and HP,
we can ask them for an answer.

P.S Back from holidays, the machine minnie.cs.adfa.oz.au died (out of 
on Saturday, and I've just rebooted her, so the mailing list is back up.
I've also moved 2.11BSD into the ftp archive on henry.cs.adfa.oz.au. 
to Steven Schultz for the copy.

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