Re: Anyone with a long memory?
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:33:21PM -0800, Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> Some time ago, I remember reading about an older operating system - and
> now I can't remember the name or where I found it. I believe I stumbled
> onto it from a link when I was exploring the Hurd/Mach alternatives to
> Linux. A key item was that at a some show, possibly Comdex, the booth
> for this operating system was located near Novell's, and the reps would
> take turns gleefully kicking the power cord of the socket, the plugging
> it back in and having the system come back almost instantaneously -
> since it saved its state continuously to disk. The Novell people were -
> a trifle upset.
> Does anyone have any idea about what this operating system was/is or
> have a link I can visit?
DOS? Or perhaps QNX? (QNX had a "live CD" distribution long before Knoppix).