comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Fri, 27 Jun 2003 01:07:01




Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

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Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Sun, 27 Jul 2003 14:03:30



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Mon, 06 Oct 2003 14:09:29



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Fri, 12 Dec 2003 11:16:08



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Thu, 22 Jan 2004 07:19:05



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Thu, 20 May 2004 09:48:40



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Mon, 21 Jun 2004 13:43:30



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Mon, 19 Jul 2004 14:04:06



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Tue, 10 Aug 2004 06:37:17



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Thu, 02 Sep 2004 12:55:13



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Sat, 25 Sep 2004 11:49:16



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Wed, 17 Nov 2004 05:50:18



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Tue, 07 Dec 2004 01:20:40



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Fri, 04 Feb 2005 11:00:29



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------
 
 
 

comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1

Post by jbunc » Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:52:46



Archive-name: 3b1-faq/part1
Version: $Id: 3b1-faq-part1,v 2.5 2000/09/05 19:17:48 jbunch

----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Answers to some frequently asked questions about the AT&T UNIX PC, |
| as well as some frequent problems, hints, and solutions. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
| Make a Hard Copy on the FAQ *NOW*, it probably wont be readable if |
| it is on your machine when you *NEED* it. |
----------------------------------------------------------------------
[$Revision: 2.5 $ $Date: 00/09/05 19:17:48 $]
Send updates to XXXX@XXXXX.COM .

Part 1 of 2

------------------------------

Subject: 0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.

0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
1.0. General
1.1. What exactly are the AT&T UNIX PC, PC7300, and 3B1?
1.2. What is the operating system? Its origins?
1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
1.4. Who supports these machines? Are there any user groups?
1.5. Where can I get my machine serviced or fixed?
2.0. Software
2.1. How do I get my free Personal Calendar program?
2.2. What is "THE STORE!" and how can I access it?
2.3. Is there any GNU software available?
2.4. Is the X Window system available for the UNIX PC?
2.5. What's MGR?
2.6. How can I get a full 360kB when I format a MS-DOS floppy
on the UNIX PC?
2.7. Are there any other utilities for fiddling with MS-DOS
floppies?
2.8. What commercial software was available for the UNIX PC?
3.0. Software Development
3.1. Can I use the GNU C compiler in place of the hard-to-find
development set?
3.2. What do I with old object-file archives?
4.0. Administration
4.1. How do I restore from a backup when one of the floppies
is bad?
4.2. How can I make a floppy-disk-based UNIX for fsck'ing the
hard drive?
4.3. How can I get the machine to ask the device and program to
boot from?
4.4. How do I get multiple login windows?
4.5. What the heck is a +IN suffix on a file?
4.6. What do the HDERR (FDERR, or TPERR) messages in
/usr/adm/unix.log mean?
4.7. Why are the header files missing after an install of the
Development Set?
4.8. Why is the machine is booting over and over?
4.9. Is HoneyDanBer UUCP available to replace the stock uucp
software?
4.10. Why doesn't the On-Board Modem (OBM) work with some other
modems?
4.11. How do I get my on-board modem to be a dial-out-only modem?
4.12. Does the on-board modem support 2400 bps?
4.13. Why aren't the lpadmin, accept, and reject commands working
right?
4.14. Why are all the jobs on the printer always followed by a
formfeed?
4.15. Why can't I send bitmapped images to the printer correctly?
4.16. How do I configure a Hayes compatible external modem on the
UNIX PC?
4.17. Any tips on building Cnews?
4.18. What are lipc and nipc, and how can I use nipc instead of
lipc?
5.0. Upgrading
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?

------------------------------

Subject: 1.0. General

This section contains general questions about the Unix-PC.

-----------------------------