Minix Information Sheet 1.5 ...
MINIX 1.5 FEATURES
(IBM, Macintosh, Atari, Amiga and SparcStation versions)
ADDITIONAL FEATURES (MACHINTOSH ver.)
ADDITIONAL FEATURES (ATARI ST ver.)
ADDITIONAL FEATURES (SUNSPARCSTATION ver.)
PARTIAL LIST OF MINIX 1.5 UTILITIES
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PARTIAL LIST OF MINIX 1.5 LIBRARY FUNCTIONS
abort abs access alarm atoi atol bcmp bcopy chmod chown chroot ctermid ctime ctype curses cuserid doprintf dup dup2 fgetc fgets fopen fork fpathconf fprintf fputc fputs fread freopen fseek fstat ftell fwrite getcwd getdents getegid getenv geteuid getgid getutil gtty index ioctl isatty kill link lock lrand lsearch lseek malloc memccpy memchr memcmp memcpy memmove memset message mkdir mkfifo mknod mktemp nlist open opendir pathconf pause peekpoke perror rand read readdir regexp regsub rename setbuf setgid setjmp setuid signal sleep sprintf stat strerror strlen strncat strncmp strncpy strpbrk strrchr strspn system telldir termcap time times tmpnam ttyname umask umount
Minix has been designed as a teaching system. It is easy to learn and maintain. A book describing operating systems in general and how Minix works in particular is available. It can be used as a textbook or for independent study. The bibliographic information is:
SunOS Minix is a version of Minix that runs as a user process on Sun 3s and 4s running SunOS 4.X. In SunOS Minix, the processor time used is the time allocated to the SunOS process running SunOS Minix, each file system is a SunOS file, and the console is /dev/tty of the SunOS process. Also, it is possible for multiple users to log into a single instance of SunOS Minix.
SunOS Minix runs as a user process, so does not require a dedicated machine. Also, multiple instance of SunOS Minix can run on a single machine simultaneously without interfering with each other.
SunOS Minix is produced by applying a set of patches to Mac Minix 1.5 (both 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 can be used) or PC Minix 1.5. Also, Atari Minix has been used as the base version by at least one person. The SunOS Minix patches are available via anonymous ftp from csc.canterbury.ac.nz in the file SMX_2_00.TAR_Z in the UNIX directory.
Also in version 2 of SunOS Minix is our first efforts at providing support for Solaris 2.0.
Any enquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a SunOS Minix mailing list. Postings and admin requests for the mailing list should be sent to the same address.
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Computer Science department, University of Genoa, Italy
E-mail to: email@example.com (Minix/P5 Workgroup)