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From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sat Jan 15 11:08:07 2005

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Tom Jennings wrote:

> (A future brainstorm: when/(if) we swap 386BSD into the existing NOS
> boxes, the one-floppy, 2meg machines will have zero space for Unix
> utilities, beyond the routing tables and VI. This news box could also
> act as the server for additional, optional binaries etc for the routers;
> the routers would remain reliable, stand-alone boxes.)

This struck me overall as how we used to be able to do so much with so
little. Now, a 2MB Unix machine would be some embedded router type
product the size of a modem.

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