[TUHS] Mach for i386 / Mt Xinu or other

jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Sun Feb 19 16:20:15 AEST 2017

True, but It’s not 4.3 BSD …  I was hoping for something vintage of the era, just as Solaris 11 is SYSV, but it’s nothing like SYSVr2 on the VAX….

And historical is far more interesting than something I can just go buy retail….   Speaking as someone who’s own a NeXT, and even bought OS X Server 1.0 on release.

From: Nemo
Sent: Monday, 20 February 2017 6:41 AM
To: Clem Cole
Cc: tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org
Subject: Re: [TUHS] Mach for i386 / Mt Xinu or other

On 17 February 2017 at 09:29, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> It should have added - that's easy today.  Just buy an Apple Mac or create
> an HackenTosh, then ignore the Apple UI, just run from the terminal.  Darwin
> is Mach 2.5, with BSD under the covers.     Although to be fair, over the
> years, that have more and more diverted from a lot of core UNIX in many
> things in the back, but frankly, I do find it more UNIX-like than not and
> 40+ years of "muscle memory" in my fingers mostly get the right results.

Hhhmmm... this was thrashed out last month, starting at


> Clem

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