2BSD on PDP-11 (was Re: Speaking of CP/M... (Re: Best CP/M machine?))

From: allisonp_at_world.std.com <(allisonp_at_world.std.com)>
Date: Thu Sep 2 15:48:42 1999

> > You've aroused my interest with this. You run *BSD in a PDP-11? WHich
> > model PDP do you have that does this?
> Five years ago I was running 2.9BSD on an *emulated* PDP-11 on my SPARC1. I
> would refer you to the BSD web pages for a hardware compatibility list, but
> for smaller PDP's (11/24, 11/34, etc.), they can run 2.9BSD. Things like
> MSCP (SCSI, SDI, etc.) weren't added until later versions of 2BSD, but to
> run _them_, you need an 11/44 or 11/73 or the like.

I'm actually running V7 on a 11/73 and RL02. 2.9 would run well on that
as RL02 is a known device.

> > I have a lead on an 11/73 I can probably get for next to nothing (with a SCSI
> > HD controller!).
> Go join PUPS (The PDP-11 UNIX Preservation Society). You can get a $100
> license for 2BSD and then go get 2.11BSD for your 11/73.

Best bet! With license you get access to source and any device is

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