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 Post subject: Porting BSD UNIX
PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:10 am 

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I have found an interesting paper about porting BSD UNIX to a new platform written by Lawrence Kesteloot in 1995.
http://www.teamten.com/lawrence/291.pap ... paper.html
http://www.teamten.com/lawrence/291.paper.pdf


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 Post subject: Re: Porting BSD UNIX
PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 3:58 pm 

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It's a piece of history.

Porting Unix to the 386: A Practical Approach
Designing the software specification
William Frederick Jolitz and Lynne Greer Jolitz
Dr. Dobb's Journal, January/1991

http://www.informatica.co.cr/unix-sourc ... /0101.html
http://simson.net/ref/1991/Porting_Unix_to_the_386l.pdf


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 Post subject: Re: Porting BSD UNIX
PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:59 pm 

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There is the "Porting Unix to the 386" series of articles written by William Frederick Jolitz and Lynne Greer Jolitz at the Dr. Dobb's Journal website. Registration is required to access the articles .

A Practical Approach http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/port ... /184408470
Three Initial PC Utilities http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/port ... /184408496
The Standalone System http://www.drdobbs.com/cpp/porting-unix ... /184408513
Language Tools Cross Support http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/port ... /184408529
The Initial Root Filesystem http://www.drdobbs.com/porting-unix-to- ... /184408547
Research and the Commercial Sector http://www.drdobbs.com/porting-unix-to- ... /184408566
A Stripped-Down Kernel http://www.drdobbs.com/parallel/porting ... /184408583
The Basic Kernel I http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/port ... /184408600
The Basic Kernel II http://www.drdobbs.com/porting-unix-to- ... /184408617
The Basic Kernel III http://www.drdobbs.com/porting-unix-to- ... /184408637
The Basic Kernel IV http://www.drdobbs.com/open-source/port ... /184408655
Device Drivers I http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184408710
Device Drivers II http://www.drdobbs.com/embedded-systems ... /184408727
Device Drivers III http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184408747
Missing Pieces I http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184408764
Missing Pieces II http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184408782
The Final Step http://www.drdobbs.com/porting-unix-to- ... /184408800

High-Speed Networking http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184408820
Inside the ISO-9660 Filesystem Format http://www.drdobbs.com/database/inside- ... /184408899
Writing Serial Drivers for UNIX http://www.drdobbs.com/architecture-and ... /184409364
Tracing BSD System Calls http://www.drdobbs.com/tools/tracing-bs ... /184410508


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 Post subject: Re: Porting BSD UNIX
PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:10 pm 

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This is a book by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz which describes sources of 386BSD UNIX.
The Basic Kernel: Source Code Secrets.


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