thoughts on UNIX and older systems

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Sat Jan 16 19:22:43 1999

<> 5) You bought Minix. Minix was cheap, and you got source, but
<> it was really meant to be a teaching tool. It was well done,
<> but extremely limited. (Nevertheless, Tanenbaum's _Operating
<> Systems Design and Implementation_ is still an excellent book.)
<Minix 1.3 was very limited. V1.5 was better.

2.0 is better still and MINIX-vmd is supposed to be hot.

I finally picked up the book/cd at Boarders for $53.

Received on Sat Jan 16 1999 - 19:22:43 GMT

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