[TUHS] retro-fuse project

Will Senn will.senn at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 03:10:29 AEST 2021

On 2/22/21 10:41 AM, Jay Logue via TUHS wrote:
> Lately, I've been playing around in v6 unix and mini-unix with a goal 
> of better understanding how things work and maybe doing a little 
> hacking. As my fooling around progressed, it became clear that moving 
> files into and out of the v6 unix world was a bit tedious.  So it 
> occurred to me that having a way to mount a v6 filesystem under linux 
> or another modern unix would be kind of ideal.  At the same time it 
> also occurred to me that writing such a tool would be a great way to 
> sink my teeth into the details of old Unix code.
> ...
> As I expected, this was a fun and very educational project to work 
> on.  It forced me to really understand what was going in the kernel 
> (and to really pay attention to what Lions was saying).  It also gave 
> me a little view into what it was like to work on Unix back in the 
> day.  Hopefully someone else will find my little self-education 
> project useful as well.
> --Jay
Yay! I for one, will appreciate this!

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