Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2007 13:54 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linux According to this KernelTrap article, the 0.11 Linux kernel was released on December 8th, 1991. Among the 'features' advertised in that release, Linus noted that the console was now capable of producing beeps, Linux gained native mkfs, fsck and fdisk utilities, and the com ports finally had adjustable line speeds. However, if you managed to get Linux booted you were immediately dropped into a root bash shell as Linux lacked a login system. It also lacked support for SCSI devices, and support for swapping to disk meaning it required at least 4MB of RAM to be useful.
Permalink for comment 271649
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Comment by bnolsen
by nighty5 on Sun 16th Sep 2007 01:52 UTC in reply to "Comment by bnolsen"
nighty5
Member since:
2005-12-18

Windows 2 first hit the streets in 1987 so either you had a really old copy or you most likely ran windows 3 or 3.1.

Reply Parent Score: 1