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== 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix ==
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The '''4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix''' release of [[4.3 BSD]] dates to around Jan 20 1987. It never seems to have made mainstream use, and I can only find a single machine that ran it, [[Eedsp]]. This release is significant in that it incorporated the SunOS [[NFS]] code, and a few bits of [[SunOS]] to flesh it out. A few people from the University of Wisconsin went on to work for SUN so it's no surprise the amount of Sun source in this release. This release is only for [[VAX]]en and runs under SIMH's [[VAX-11/780]] emulator just fine.
This release dates to around Jan 20 1987. It never seems to have made mainstream use, and I can only find a single machine that ran it, [[Eedsp]]. This release is significant in that it incorporated the SunOS [[NFS]] code, and a few bits of [[SunOS]] to flesh it out. A few people from the University of Wisconsin went on to work for SUN so it's no surprise the amount of Sun source in this release. This release is only for VAXen and runs under SIMH's 11/780 emulator just fine.
 
  
 
== How do I get this to run? ==
 
== How do I get this to run? ==
  
The tape image portions can be found on the [[TUHS]] archives, located in the /4BSD/Distributions/thirdparty/UWisc4.3/ path on any archive site.
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The tape image portions can be found on the [[TUHS]] archives, below.
  
[[SIMH]] Installation instructions
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===Installation instructions===
*Installation instructions for 4.3 BSD +NFS Wisconsin Unix can be found [[Installing 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix|here]]
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[[SIMH]] installation instructions for 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix can be found [[Installing 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix|here]]
  
 
== What Runs? ==  
 
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==External links==
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* [https://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Distributions/UCB/Thirdparty/UWisc4.3/ UWisc4.3] - at TUHS
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:16, 2 May 2022


4.3 BSD
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Logging into a 4.3 BSD system
Type: Multitasking, multiuser
Creator: CSRG, University of California, Berkeley, University of Wisconsin & SUN.
Architecture: VAX, theoretically portable
Current Version: 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin UNIX
Date Released: 1987


The 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix release of 4.3 BSD dates to around Jan 20 1987. It never seems to have made mainstream use, and I can only find a single machine that ran it, Eedsp. This release is significant in that it incorporated the SunOS NFS code, and a few bits of SunOS to flesh it out. A few people from the University of Wisconsin went on to work for SUN so it's no surprise the amount of Sun source in this release. This release is only for VAXen and runs under SIMH's VAX-11/780 emulator just fine.

How do I get this to run?

The tape image portions can be found on the TUHS archives, below.

Installation instructions

SIMH installation instructions for 4.3 BSD+NFS Wisconsin Unix can be found here

What Runs?

For its age, a surprisingly lot runs on this 4.3BSD derived operating system. So far I've been able to build and run the following:

External links