Unix or BSD for Dec PDP 11/34 and 11/45

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.plus.com
Fri Sep 17 06:54:55 CDT 2021

On 17/09/2021 12:37, devin davison via cctalk wrote:

> I'm working to get my pdp 11/34  and 11/45 running. I was curious what
> versions of unix or bsd would work on the machines i have. I wanted to set
> up  the systems with a bunch of dumb terminals and show them off at a local
> maker fair.

7th Edition Unix would run on either machine, and will support multiple 
serial terminals.  BSD 2.11 needs split I/D space, which the 11/34 
doesn't have.

> If possible too, id like to be able to telnet in to unix or bsd.I was also
> curious if a ethernet interface exists for my unibus systems, or if i could
> SLIP/PPP serial to another machine,so i could telnet in as well as use dumb
> terminals.

7th Edition has no Ethernet/TCP/IP capability.  BSD 2.11 does.

Pete Turnbull

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