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On Tuesday 25 February 2003 08:47 am, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
> Hello Valdis , One in those days there were no RL05's (never were
> if my memory serves) . They were RL02's 10mb packs . Maybe RM05 ?
> *nix definately was NOT known as BSD then . JimL

nope - it was RK05 (2.5 MB disk). The distribution was on tape, not disk. (9
track tapes were only 20 bucks, RKs were several thousand).

RLs did not show up for almost 10 years.

RM05 was a 600 MB disk, and didn't show up until after the PDP11/70 and VAX/11
existed (it was a relabled CDC9766 disk I believe).

And it was UNIX v x, where x varied from null (not labeled) and 1 .. 7.

RL distributions did not come from AT&T (Yourden, Inc. was where I got one)
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