Books on writing distributed systems

Peter Edwards peter at
Wed Mar 26 07:43:44 GMT 2008

jesse wrote:
>On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 09:21:29PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
>> On 25 Mar 2008, at 21:03, Simon Wistow wrote:
>> > At the moment I'm  leaning towards Tannenbaum's book because, well, 
>> > he rocks.
>> He did after all cause Linux...
>It wasn't his fault! He tried his best to stop it.

I think I still have the Minix disks in the loft. What was it, one floppy
for the / partition and a second floppy for /usr?
Editing a large file to change the kernel meant doing a 'split' on the file,
editing whichever half, then cat'ing them back together... argh

Regards, Peter

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