Zero Copy, FreeBSD and Linus Torvalds opinion
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Mon May 1 18:07:52 UTC 2006
On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 01:23:40PM +0000, Maslan wrote..
> On 5/1/06, Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> wrote:
> >Allen <slackwarewolf at comcast.net> writes:
> >> If you watch Revolution OS, Linus points out that his main thing for
> >> doing Linux was that he wanted something like he had used at the
> >> university he was at and he says it was SunOS. Sun OS / Solaris, are
> >> straight BSD.
> >Wrong. Solaris is SysV with some BSD bits tacked on.
> >Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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> That's right, but sunos (earlier than solaris) was based on bsd.
> www : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunos
Be specific: SunOS 3.x and 4.x are BSD. The later ones are called
Solaris 1.x IIRC
Solaris 2.x also calls itself SunOS, just take a close look at the boot
messages. It is as DES already pointed out a SysV derivative
wikipedia stinks too often to be taken as gospel...
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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