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doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Mon Jan 22 22:31:54 AEST 2018
Re: [TUHS] Kernel Sizes
> I've often thought that LSX was V5 'regressed' to the concepts of
> V1, which was facing similar hardware constraints. Is that a
> reasonable view?
> LSX has a maximum of three processes that are swapped
> in and out in a stack-like fashion. Only one process is ever in core.
> Is that how V1 was organized?
The rocess limit was higher in V1. And V1 was a time-sharing
system; for which LIFO swapping is inappropriate. So LSX
seems to have "regressed" to some pre-Unix state.
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