[rescue] Hark, something from the depths of the storage closet!

Jeffrey Nonken jeff_work at nonken.net
Fri May 16 15:01:12 CDT 2003

On Fri, 16 May 2003 19:29:17 +0100, Mike Meredith
<mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> It shouldn't care what processor it runs on (386 or higher ... XENIX *did*
> on 286's, but if you've got 3.5" floppies it's probably too late for that),
> and would probably cope with relatively modern IDE. It'll be picky about
> controllers, but older Adaptec should be ok.
> > 	Also I must express I did giggle a little bit when I noticed the
> > 1983 - 1989 Microsoft copyright markings on one set of disks. Want to
> Before SCO got their grubby hands on it, XENIX was a Microsoft port of SVR3
> (or possibly SVR2 ... my neurons are a little frazzled tonight). Because of
> the XENIX link, I distantly remember Microsoft copyrights popping up in all
> sorts of odd Unix places.

And here I've been wondering how to run *nix on my 286.


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Fenimore Cooper

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