R1 0 Multics Install

DRAFT DRAFT DRAFT

The links point to pre-release placeholders, not to the 1.0 release code.

Release 1.0 'load and go'

1. Create a directory to work in:

mkdir dps8
cd dps8

2. Download prebuilt executable:

Linux

Download Linux

Notes: The download is a gzipped tar file containing the single file 'dps8'. The file was build under Fedora 23 (clang 3.7, libuv 1.4.0), with libuv
statically linked in.

    $ ldd dps8
    linux-vdso.so.1 (0x00007ffe01bbd000)
    libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x00007f3d361cc000)
    libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x00007f3d35eca000)
    libdl.so.2 => /lib64/libdl.so.2 (0x00007f3d35cc5000)
    libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007f3d35904000)
    /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x000055a2b1359000)

Tested under Fedora 23 and Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS.

MinGW (Windows)

Download MinGW

Notes: The download is a gzipped tar file containing the files 'dps8.exe', 'libwinpthread-1.dll' and
'libuv-1.dll'. The 'dps8.exe was build under MinGW on Fedora 23.

Tested under wine on Fedora 23.

$ file dps8.exe 
dps8.exe: PE32+ executable (console) x86-64, for MS Windows

3. Untar the prebuilt executable into the work directory

tar xfz  ~/Downloads/???_dps8.tgz

4. Cold boot Multics

Follow the directions at http://swenson.org/multics_wiki/index.php?title=MR12.6f

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