Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin - Ch. 10
May 27, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter H. Salus)
"The company we think of as Sun Microsystems began with Andreas
Bechtolsheim and some other graduate students at Stanford emulating
Motorola's 68000 CPU cheaply. Stanford licensed a single board: the
Stanford University Network board -- SUN.
"Soon companies began licensing the board: Codata, Fortune,
Dual, Cyb, Lucasfilm, and others. Machines began appearing. Each
was 'just another workstation' -- JAWS.
"The first UNIX workstation had been the Z8000 ONYX, hardly a
VAX on a chip. John Bass demo-ed it at the USENIX Conference in
Boulder, CO, 29 January to 1 February 1980..."
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