DNIX and ABCenix install media disk images.
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Fri Nov 18 02:02:26 CST 2016
This is great! Thanks Mattis, Jonas and Al.
Somewhere I have an early DNIX system image from a development machine.
I don't know if that is interesting to put on bitsavers as well?
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 10:59:29AM -0800, Al Kossow wrote:
> I've uploaded them to bitsavers.org/bits/DIAB
> I should get my Colex 68K unix bits pulled together
> It was a VME 80186 MSDOS system that had a 68000/68451 board grafted onto it to run Unisoft Unix
> On 11/17/16 10:52 AM, Mattis Lind wrote:
> > A guy in Sweden made the effort to image the install media for DNIX 5.3 and 5.12 as well as ABCenix 5.12.
> > https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/96935524/Datormusuem/dnix-imd.tar.bz2
> > https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/96935524/Datormusuem/ABCnix.tar.bz2
> > These are for computers made by DIAB (later part of Bull) DS90 and Luxor ABC1600 (branded Luxor but developed by DIAB).
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dataindustrier_AB
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABC_1600
> > They all were 68k based. The early DS90 had 68010 + 68451 MMU. The ABC1600 had 68008 and some homebuilt MMU. The ABC1600
> > is quite a nice machine with 768x1024 b/w portrait screen that can be twisted into landscape. It has a simple windowing
> > system. Actually half of the hardware that make up the system is the graphics board. Unfortunately the 68008 makes it
> > quite weak.
> > I hope that the imaged disk can end up in a safer place than my dropbox, for example Bitsavers...
> > Thanks Jonas Malm for doing the disk images (I am just the messanger)!
> > /Mattis
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