Zero Copy, FreeBSD and Linus Torvalds opinion
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Mon May 1 18:10:15 UTC 2006
On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 10:09:36AM -0400, Jamie Bowden wrote..
> On 5/1/06, Lucas Holt <luke at foolishgames.com> wrote:
> >On May 1, 2006, at 9:23 AM, Maslan wrote:
> >> That's right, but sunos (earlier than solaris) was based on bsd.
> >> www : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunos
> >Sun OS is how I got into BSD. My first sparc had sunos 4.21 on it.
> >It was definitely BSD. It makes sense considering Bill Joy co-
> >founded sun. I ended up putting NetBSD on that sparc and later found
> SunOS 4.1.4 (aka Solaris 1.1.?(1 maybe? It's been a long time now.))
> was the final release of SunOS 4. It was basically 4.1.3_U1 with a
> couple of other minor fixes merged in. I spent a very long time
> porting software from SunOS 4 to Solaris 2.3|4|5 during that time as
> we transitioned from our older Sun4c|m based servers and hosts to
> Sun4u (which of course only ran Solaris 2.5 and beyond (or Solaris 4
2.5 on the sun4u? Wasn't that 2.5.1 minimum?
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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