[TUHS] man Macro Package and pdfmark

David Barto david at kdbarto.org
Sat Feb 22 07:46:21 AEST 2020

It was /etc/update. I used one of these in the Psych department at UCSD. When it started going weird I shut it down and removed the floppy. As you mentioned, the tracks at the start of the disk were worn smooth.


> On Feb 21, 2020, at 1:10 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Feb 2020, Warner Losh wrote:
>> The Auug newsletters talk a lot about miniunix, fixes to miniunix, etc. People offered copies to any Unix licensees. Most of these were universities. 
> It was fun to play with, but as the name implies it was pretty limited.
> I recall I got it working on one of those DEC PDT things, with 8" floppies; you had to turn off "/etc/update" otherwise it wore a groove where inode 1 was, or was it /dev/tty8?  Something like that...
> -- Dave

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