comp.sys.3b1 FAQ part1
0.1. Table of Contents for part 1 of the faq.
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?
2.1. 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?
2.0. 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?
4.1. 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?
5.1. What third-party hardware is available?
5.2. Can I put a 68881 math coprocessor in my machine?