[TUHS] Unix, IBM, 370
kevin.bowling at kev009.com
Sun Nov 3 11:02:44 AEST 2019
In case you ever pass through Pittsburgh, Dave has 370s of various flavor
and some pdp-11s. I’d be pretty entertained trying to get this running in
some capacity on real iron in the future when I visit Dave.
I may put out another form to see if people would be interested in doing an
In the meantime thanks for recovering and posting this.
On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 8:57 PM Tom Lyon <pugs at ieee.org> wrote:
> Hi, folks. Tom Lyon here - this UNIX 370 stuff was recovered by Stephen at
> LCM+L from DECtapes that I've had sitting around for 40+ years.
> You can read all about the Princeton/Amdahl project here:
> If anyone wants to get serious with the code, you'll need Hercules with a
> VM/370 image as well as a PDP-11 emulator running V6. There's not a lot
> beyond the kernel, I got the shell working enough to prove that fork
> worked, and then ran out of steam because of the awful communication
> problems between the PDP and the IBM. [ But that was my start as a
> networking guy ]. I personally haven't had time to do anything with the
> recovered bits.
> I've been lurking on TUHS for a while - a special Hi to Ken Thompson and
> Steve Johnson. I owe a lot to each of them. Read about my summer at Bell
> with the Interdata 8/32 here:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 9:04 PM Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:
>> All, the second Unix artifact that I've been waiting to announce has
>> arrived. This time the LCM+L is announcing it. It's not the booting PDP-7.
>> So, cast your eyes on https://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Distributions/IBM/370/
>> Cheers, Warren
>> P.S Thanks to Stephen Jones for this as well.
> - Tom
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