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This version was addressed many of the short comings in [[4.0 BSD]].
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This version was addressed many of the performance short comings in [[4.0 BSD]] that were brought up in a VMS vs BSD paper.  Many of the changes are outlined in [[Bug fixes and changes in 4.1bsd]].
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Other features included:
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* job control
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* automatic kernel config
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* vfork()
  
 
== Getting this to run ==
 
== Getting this to run ==

Revision as of 16:56, 30 August 2011


4.1 BSD
41bsd.png
Logging into a 4.1 BSD system
Type: Multitasking, multiuser
Creator: CSRG
Architecture: VAX, theoretically portable
Current Version: 4.1 (1981)
Date Released: 1981


This version was addressed many of the performance short comings in 4.0 BSD that were brought up in a VMS vs BSD paper. Many of the changes are outlined in Bug fixes and changes in 4.1bsd.

Other features included:

  • job control
  • automatic kernel config
  • vfork()

Getting this to run

So far nothing, all the information I've been able to find is in the CSRG CD-ROM. I suspect overlaying a 4.0 system with 4.1 files may work....

games

from what I see on the CD-ROM...

aardvark    banner      ching       lib         snake
adventure   bcd         cribbage    mille       snscore
advfiles    bogdict     fish        monop       trek
arithmetic  boggle      fortune     number      wump
backgammon  chess       hangman     quiz        zork

Documents

Bug fixes and changes in 4.1 BSD