Logging into a 4BSD system
|Architecture:||VAX, theoretically portable|
|This Version:||4.0 (1980)|
How do I get this to run?!
There is also the historical document Setting up the Fourth Berkeley Software Tape.
Currently if you enable the DZ11 ttys you'll get a bunch of 'ZERO VECTOR UBA RESET: dz up 'errors... So this isn't very useful if you were hoping for some kind of multi-user system. The only 'good' thing is the 32v idle in simh-3.8-0 works well on this version.
Not very much.... 4 BSD does not provide any modern networking, and the C compiler is far from ANSI. Also keep in mind that 4 BSD does *NOT* include any TCP/IP networking... It's worth noting that the zork binary made it's appearance in this version of BSD Unix..
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- 4BSD - distro at TUHS
- Proposal for enhancement of UNIX on the VAX - Berkeley's proposal to DARPA that led to 4.0 and its successors
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