Installing and Operating 4.4BSD UNIX
July 27, 1993

Marshall Kirk McKusick

Keith Bostic

Michael J. Karels

Samuel J. Leffler

Computer Systems Research Group
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720
(415) 642-7780

Mike Hibler

Center for Software Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
(801) 581-5017


      This document contains instructions for the installation and operation of the 4.4BSD release of UNIX[note 1] as distributed by The University of California at Berkeley.

      It discusses procedures for installing UNIX on a new machine, and for upgrading an existing 4.3BSD UNIX system to the new release. An explanation of how to lay out filesystems on available disks and the space requirements for various parts of the system are given. A brief overview of the major changes to the system between 4.3BSD and 4.4BSD are outlined. An explanation of how to set up terminal lines and user accounts, and how to do system-specific tailoring is provided. A description of how to install and configure the 4.4BSD networking facilities is included. Finally, the document details system operation procedures: shutdown and startup, filesystem backup procedures, resource control, performance monitoring, and procedures for recompiling and reinstalling system software.

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