[rescue] SVR3 man pages

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Sat Feb 26 09:34:41 CST 2011

On 02/26/2011 10:28 AM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: Andrew Jones<andrew at jones.ec>
> "
> " It's been a long time since I had to touch SCO, but I remember it being
> " full of really weird stuff.  For example, the root filesystem wasn't the
> " real root filesystem.... everything in /bin, /usr/bin, etc was symlinked
> " to bizarro SCO-specific paths in /opt/k/sco/something.
> "
> " Also, a really weird boot process -- the kernel sat on some SCO
> " proprietary filesystem, then used that to load drivers to load the UFS root.
> "
> " Maybe it was "pure" from a "lack of useful BSD extensions" standpoint,
> " but it sure didn't resemble AT&T UNIX.
> hmmm...
> didn't sco have some close relationship with microsoft, back in the
> mid '80s?
Xenix was originally a Microsoft product.  SCO was the distributor or 
something.  Somewhere down the line, SCO ended up owning Xenix outright.

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