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Slackware 13.37: Linux for the fun of it

Slackware 13.37: Linux for the fun of it

Posted Mar 27, 2011 17:38 UTC (Sun) by sfeam (subscriber, #2841)
In reply to: Slackware 13.37: Linux for the fun of it by bronson
Parent article: Slackware 13.37: Linux for the fun of it

You should force them to key in the bootloader using front-panel switches instead
Ah, nostalgia. But was there really a version of linux that would run on a PDP-8?


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Slackware 13.37: Linux for the fun of it

Posted Mar 30, 2011 5:01 UTC (Wed) by cmccabe (guest, #60281) [Link]

> Ah, nostalgia. But was there really a version of linux
> that would run on a PDP-8?

No... not *yet*.

Just kidding. I don't think Linus would take that new arch. We've got enough archs that are pining for the fjords already...

But seriously, someone did write a UNIX for commodore 64 from scratch in the 1990s. It was called LUnix:

http://hld.c64.org/poldi/lunix/lun_about.html

Apparently it was written in pure assembly language. Wow...


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