earlier FBSD distributions...

C. P. Ghost cpghost at cordula.ws
Sun Feb 21 14:03:19 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 11:17 AM, aavum meza <process400d at hotmail.com>wrote:

> How can I get ahold of the earlier versions of FBSOD, up to the initial
> release? I have tried looking for an archive on the web, and haven't been
> able to find any that aren't for exclusive users only. Thankyou.

If you're willing to go back before Jolitz' 386BSD or BSD44lite code, check
the CSRG Archives. Marshall Kirk McKusick offers a set of CD-ROMs with
of the original BSD, up to BSD 1:


They're not not freely available, because that ancient code was covered by a
license back then, so by buying those CD-ROMs you have to agree to those
But it's worth the hassle: there's very interesting code in there if you're
an OS historian.


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