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PLURIX: a multiprocessing Unix-like operating system

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2 Author(s)
Faller, N. ; NCE-Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ; Salenbauch, P.

A description is given of PLURIX, a Unix-like operating system designed to control PEGASUS-32X, a symmetric multiprocessor supermicro based on several Motorola 68020 microprocessor. The differences and similarities between PLURIX and Unix are examined. The multiprocessing capabilities of PLURIX in the PEGASUS-32X environment are discussed, covering the hardware environment, multiprocessing objectives, mutual exclusion primitives, and event primitives

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Workstation Operating Systems, 1989., Proceedings of the Second Workshop on

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27-29 Sep 1989