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Subject: BSD networking release 2 code
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 91 15:25:08 PST
To: linux-activists@joker.cs.hut.fi
From: John T Kohl <jtkohl@cs.berkeley.edu>
Reply-To: jtkohl@cs.berkeley.edu

I plan to (slowly) work on porting various bits of the BSD networking
release code to linux.

I have a running version of their make, but need to apply a patch I just
saw on the net today, and I'll upload it somewhere soon (watch for
details).

Perhaps the device drivers there for the i386 will be useful?
They include:
	com port(s), floppy,
	NE2000 Ethernet, WD8003E, WD8003EBT, WD8003S, WD8003SBT, WD8013EBT
	console & keyboard
	various disk & tapes

also might pick up VFS, bsd ffs (may be incomplete?)

John

Subject: BSD Network stuff...
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 91 08:53:41 mst
From: Galen Hunt <g-hunt@ee.utah.edu>
To: Linux-activists@joker.cs.hut.fi

To the person that said he would work on the Berkeley network stuff, please
drop me an email message as I would like to help you out.

galen
g-hunt@ee.utah.edu

Subject: re: BSD Network stuff...
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 91 09:09:40 PST
To: linux-activists@joker.cs.hut.fi
Cc: g-hunt@ee.utah.edu
From: John T Kohl <jtkohl@cs.berkeley.edu>
Reply-To: jtkohl@cs.berkeley.edu

Well, I may have *sounded* like I was going to tackle the BSD networking
stuff, but what I really intended to mean was that I'm tackling code in
the BSD "networking" release 2 (which includes a whole heap of code for
utilities and libraries).  Anybody who wants to deal with the networking
code itself (sockets, tcp, etc) is welcome to look at that; for the
moment I'm more interested in getting various utilities and libraries
from BSD working (they seem to have a rather large C library; maybe even
complete!).

John

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