Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin - Ch. 10
May 27, 2005, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter H. Salus)
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"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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