[PLUG] PLUG Digest, Vol 124, Issue 14
jhauser at pobox.com
Wed Jan 14 09:58:20 PST 2015
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 8:40 AM, <plug-request at lists.pdxlinux.org> wrote:
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> From: Russell Senior <russell at personaltelco.net>
> Subject: [PLUG] Coherent has been open-sourced
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> This was an early Unix-on-PC product, I think it ran on a 286. I still
> have a copy somewhere. The company that sold it closed in 1995 or
> Of some historic interest.
> Russell Senior, President
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Russel, thanks for this!
I remember Coherent fondly from the pre Linux days.
It was the first of the Unix-like OSes for the PC that I got working and it
felt like it was designed for the x86 platform instead of bieing a quick,
I finally tossed the thick manual a couple of house cleanings ago.
Still typing on the IBM Model M keyboard that I used back then, though...
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