[TUHS] AOS and IBM/RT [Re: Amdahl UTS, AIX/370, AIX/ESA

Brad Spencer brad at anduin.eldar.org
Fri Nov 22 04:11:18 AEST 2019

Charles H Sauer <sauer at technologists.com> writes:

> On 11/21/2019 7:07 AM, Brad Spencer wrote:
>> ... I remember it being
>> pretty stock 4.3BSD with NFS and minus YP/NIS.  
> I'm puzzled about the "minus YP/NIS". I negotiated the IBM NFS license 
> on behalf of AIX, but was inclusive of the rest of the company, so I 
> think ACIS put NFS into AOS under the auspices of that license. I 
> remember discussing with the Palo Alto ACIS folks at the time.
> I only had AOS at home, without Ethernet, so wouldn't have tried to use 
> NFS or YP. But I would have thought that ACIS would have included YP.
> Charlie

I was referring to the Mt. Xinu Mach based 4.3BSD OS that replaced AIX
on the RTs I was using.  Aside from the 4.3BSD part, it didn't have AIX
involved... and it didn't have YP/NIS.

Brad Spencer - brad at anduin.eldar.org - KC8VKS - http://anduin.eldar.org

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