Monthly Archives: April 2016

Adventures with Raspberry Pi3 #2: Emulating 4.3BSD on a VAX

As a sucessor on my previous post, I also did some investigation to see if I can emulate  another classic Unix hardware and software combo, 4.3BSD on a VAX, this time with networking!

VAX

DEC introduced the VAX-11/780 in 1977 (coincidentally the year my parents bought me a home computer after strenous amounts of pleading and begging).

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Adventures with Raspberry Pi3 #1: Running Unix v7 on an emulated PDP-11

I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 recently. For those of you that don’t know, the Pi is a tiny and affordable (US$35) computer (roughly the size of a credit card but thicker) created by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, for the purpose of teaching children about computers and programming.

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