Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 22 07:21:17 CDT 2021

On 8/21/21 11:50 PM, Jay Jaeger via cctalk wrote:
> On 8/17/2021 1:39 PM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
>> I thought V7M and Ultrix were entirely diferent and unrelated things.
>> At least on the Pro, DEC released a betal version of the one (which I 
>> tried when it came out) and then canceled it and replaced it by a 
>> release of the other.  I forgot which came first, other than that the 
>> beta was really clunky.  As in, a "vi" that didn't do real screen 
>> updates...
>>     paul
>>> On Aug 17, 2021, at 2:16 PM, Al Kossow via cctech 
>>> <cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>> images up under 
>>> http://bitsavers.org/bits/DEC/pdp11/floppyimages/rx50/V7M-11-V1.0_6_USR_RX50-QJ083-H3.zip 
> They are indeed different.  V7m is based on 7th edition A&T UNIX, 
> whereas Ultrix was based in BSD.

Actually, Ultrix-11 is based on V7m and Ultrix032 is based on BSD 4.x.


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