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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 & 2 Some additional notes (Reproduced from http://www.unix.org/) Chapter 1 & 2 Some additional notes At AT&T / Bells Labs Thomson & Ritchie created the OS for their own personal use (~1970) they needed an OS for their game It was the summer of '69. In fact, my wife went on vacation to my family's place in California.... I allocated a week each to the operating system, the shell, the editor, and the assembler, to reproduce itself, and during the month she was gone, it was totally rewritten in a form that looked like an operating system, with tools that were sort of known, you know, assembler, editor, and shell .... Yeh, essentially one person for a month. Ken Thompson academic and research operating system Initially, pros: flexibility, extensibility, file sharing Initially, cons: security, robustness, performance Initially programmed in B (predecessor to C language)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2009 for the course CS 3375 taught by Professor Kendracooper during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.
- Fall '08