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C-Kermit UNIX Platforms

Also see:   C-Kermit 9.0 Platforms

UNIX is an operating system family that originated in Bell Laboratories in the late 1960s. In its beginnings, it was small, elegant, terse, and (since the operating system itself was written in a high-level language), portable to different kinds of computers, a rare feature in those days.

Since then it has evolved to be a large family of OSs, both open and proprietary, that taken together are one of the two most widespread of all OSs, second only to Microsoft Windows, although it predates windows by decades. The most well-known versions of Unix today are Linux, Android, Mac OS X, macOS, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, and the BSDs (OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, etc), but as you can see there have been many others through the years and many of them still exist.

C-Kermit has been built and tested successfully on 16-bit, 32-bit, and 64-bit architectures under portable UNIX versions including 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4BSD, AT&T UNIX System V Releases 3 and 4; and POSIX versions. C-Kermit 9.0 or earlier versions (in most cases, 6.0 or later) has been successfully built and tested on at least the following specific UNIX platforms:

  1. Acorn RISCiX
  2. Alliant FX/8 with Concentrix 4.1
  3. Altos 486, 586, or 986 with XENIX 3.0
  4. Altos ACS68000 with UNIX System III R2
  5. Amdahl mainframes with UTS 2.4 and UTSV 5.2.6b
  6. Amdahl mainframes with UNIX System V R5.2.6
  7. Android
  8. Apollo workstations with Aegis 9.7 and with DomainOS SR10.0 and 10.4
  9. Apple Macintosh with A/UX
  10. Apple Power Macintosh with Mac OS/X 1.0 thru 10.2
  11. Apple Power Macintosh with Debian Linux
  12. Apple Power Macintosh with MkLinux
  13. Apple Power Macintosh with LinuxPPP
  14. Apple Powerbook with MachTen 2.1.1.D
  15. Apple Mac OS X 10.0-10.6 on all platforms (2000-2009)
  16. Apple OS X 10.7-10.11 on all platforms (2011-2015)
  17. Apple macOS 10.12-? on all platforms (2016-?)
  18. AT&T System III
  19. AT&T 3B2 and 3B20 systems with UNIX System V R2 and R3
  20. AT&T 6300 PLUS with UNIX System V R2
  21. AT&T 6386 WGS UNIX PC with UNIX System V/386 3.2
  22. AT&T PC 7300 UNIXPC (3B1) System V R3.51m
  23. Atari Falcon with MiNT
  24. Atari ST with MINIX ST 1.5
  25. BeBox with BeOS DR7 and BeOS 4.5
  26. Bull DPX/2 with BOS/X
  27. Bull Escala and other RS/6000 compatibles with AIX
  28. Centos Linux
  29. Charles River Data Systems Universe with UNOS 9.2
  30. Commodore Amiga with UNIX System V R4
  31. Commodore Amiga with MINIX 1.5.10
  32. Concurrent (Masscomp) computers with RTU 4.0 through 6.0
  33. Convergent Technologies MiniFrame with CTIX System V R3
  34. Convex C1 and C2 with Convex/OS 8.x and 9.x
  35. Convex 3240, C220, and C240 with ConvexOS V10.x
  36. Cray supercomputers with UNICOS 6.1 through 8.0 and with CSOS 1.0
  37. Debian Linux
  38. DEC Alpha, DECstation, and or PC with with OSF/1 versions 1 through 3
  39. DEC Alpha with Digital UNIX 3.2 through 4.0D
  40. DEC Alpha with Compaq Tru64 UNIX 4.0E through 5.1B
  41. DEC Alpha with Linux (Debian, Red Hat, SuSE)
  42. DEC Alpha with FreeBSD, NetBSD
  43. DEC PDP-11 with 2.4, 2.9, 2.10, and 2.11 BSD
  44. DEC VAX with 4.1BSD, 4.2BSD, 4.3BSD, 4.3BSD-Reno, 4.3BSD-Networking/2
  45. DEC VAX with AT&T Bell Labs UNIX 7th Edition
  46. DEC VAX with AT&T Bell Labs Research UNIX 10th Edition
  47. DEC VAX with AT&T System V R3
  48. DEC VAX with ULTRIX 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, and 4.x
  49. DECstation with Berkeley Sprite
  50. DECstation with MACH 2.6
  51. DECstation with NetBSD
  52. DECstation with ULTRIX 4.2 through 4.5
  53. Data General AViiON 88K with DG/UX 4.3 through 5.4R4.11
  54. DIAB DS90 with DNIX 5.2 and 5.3
  55. Dolphin Server Technology Triton 88/17 with Dolphin UNIX System V/88 R3.2
  56. EAW P8000 with WEGA (GDR, 16-bit, 1987)
  57. Encore Multimax with UMAX 4.3
  58. Encore 88K with UMAX V 5.2
  59. Fedora Linux
  60. Fortune 32:16 with For:Pro 2.1
  61. FPS 500 with FPX 4.1
  62. FreeBSD
  63. Gentoo Linux
  64. Harris HCX-2900
  65. Harris Night Hawk 68K and 88K with CX/UX
  66. HP-9000 with 4.4BSD
  67. HP-9000 with HP-UX 5.00 through 11.20
  68. HP-9000 with Trusted HP-UX 10.xx and 11.xx
  69. HP-9000 PA-RISC with NeXTSTEP/Mach 3.3
  70. HP-9000 PA-RISC with OPENSTEP/Mach 4.1
  71. HP-9000 PA-RISC with Debian Linux 3.0
  72. HP-9000 PA-RISC with FTX 3.x
  73. IA64 (Itanium) with HP-UX 11.20&emdash;11.23, Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux
  74. IBM 370-series mainframes with AIX/370 1.2
  75. IBM 370-series mainframes with AIX/ESA 2.1
  76. IBM 390-series mainframes with Linux/S390 and SuSE Linux
  77. IBM PS/2 with AIX 1.0 - 1.2.1
  78. IBM RS/6000 and Power Series with AIX 3.0 through 6.1
  79. IBM RT PC with AIX 2.x, ACIS 4.x, AOS/4.3BSD-Reno
  80. ICL DRS400 and 400E with System V R3
  81. ICL DRS3000 and DRS6000 with DRS/NX UNIX System V R4;
  82. Integrated Solutions VS8 with ISI 4.2BSD
  83. Intel 302 with Bell Tech System V/386 R3.2
  84. Intergraph Clipper with CLIX 3.x
  85. Luxor ABC-9000 with DNIX
  86. MIPS Computer Systems with RISC/os UMIPS 4.52
  87. MINIX
  88. MirBSD on i386 and Sparc
  89. Modcomp Realstar 1000 with Real/IX D.1
  90. Motorola Four Phase
  91. Motorola VME Delta Series with System V/68 R3
  92. Motorola VME Delta Series with System V/88 R32 and R40
  93. Motorola 680x0 with Debian Linux
  94. Motorola 680x0 with NetBSD
  95. NCR Tower 1632 with System V R2
  96. NCR Tower 32 with OS 1.x-2.x
  97. NCR System 3000 and MP-RAS with System V R4
  98. NetBSD
  99. NeXT workstations with NeXTSTEP/Mach 1.0 through 3.3
  100. NeXT workstations with OPENSTEP/Mach 4.1 and 4.2
  101. Nixdorf Targon/31 M15 with TOS 4.0.13
  102. Norsk Data Uniline 88/17 with System V/88 R3.2
  103. OkiStation 7300 Series with System V R4
  104. Olivetti CP 486 with UNIX System V R4
  105. Olivetti LSX 3005 through 3045 with X/OS UNIX 2.3 through 3.0;
  106. Olivetti LSX 5020 with SCO UNIX 3.2.2
  107. OpenBSD
  108. openSuse Linux
  109. PCs with 386BSD (Jolix)
  110. PCs with AT&T UNIX System V R3.2
  111. PCs with BeOS 4.5
  112. PCs with BSDI/386 1.0-4.1
  113. PCs with Dell UNIX System V/386 R4.04 issue 2.2
  114. PCs with DG/UX 5.40-5.4R4.20
  115. PCs with ESIX System V R3 and R4
  116. PCs with FreeBSD 1.0 through 7.2
  117. PCs with Interactive Systems Corporation System III PC/IX
  118. PCs with Interactive Systems Corporation 386/ix 1.x and 2.x
  119. PCs with Interactive Systems Corporation System V/386 R3.2 V2.2-4.1.1
  120. PCs with Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Caldera, SuSE, Mandrake, Turbo, VA, Centos, Gentoo, Fedora, Ubuntu, etc)
  121. PCs with Lynx/386
  122. PCs with Mark Williams COHERENT/386 4.0 and 4.2
  123. PCs with MINIX/386 and MINIX 3 1.5
  124. PCs with Microport SV/AT System V R2
  125. PCs with Microport 3.0U3 and SVR4.0 V2.2-4.1
  126. PCs with MirBSD 10
  127. PCs with Mt Xinu Mach386
  128. PCs with NCR MP-RAS 2.03 and 3.02
  129. PCs with NetBSD 1.0 through 5.0.1
  130. PCs with Neutrino 2+
  131. PCs with NeXTSTEP/486
  132. PCs with OpenBSD 2.3 through 4.5
  133. PCs with OPENSTEP/Mach 4.1 and 4.2
  134. PCs with QNX 4.0 through 6.1
  135. PCs with SCO ODT 1.1 through 3.0
  136. PCs with SCO Open Server R5.0.0 through 6.0.0
  137. PCs with SCO Open UNIX 8.0.0 and 8.0.1
  138. PCs with SCO UNIX/386 3.2v4.0 and 4.2
  139. PCs with SCO Xenix/286 2.3.3
  140. PCs with SCO Xenix/386 2.2.x through 2.3.4
  141. PCs with Sequent DYNIX/ptx 2.16-4.4.2
  142. PCs with SINIX-L 5.41-5.42
  143. PCs with Sun Solaris 1.0 through Solaris 10
  144. PCs with Trusted Xenix
  145. PCs with UnixWare 1.0 through 7.3
  146. PCs with Versyss System V R3
  147. Perkin-Elmer 3200 series with AT&T Bell Labs UNIX V7
  148. Perkin-Elmer 3200 series with AT&T System V R3
  149. Perkin-Elmer 3200 series with Xelos R02
  150. PFU Compact A Series SX/A TISP V10/E50
  151. Plan 9 from Bell Labs on Intel, MIPS, SPARC, and 680x0
  152. Prime EXL7000 or 8000 MIPS RISC/os 4.52
  153. Pyramid MIS T Series with OSx 4.4 through 5.1a
  154. Pyramid MIS S and ES Series with DataCenter/OSx
  155. QNX
  156. Raspberry Pi Model B 256MB with Linux 3.6.11+
  157. Red Hat Linux
  158. Sequent Balance or Symmetry with DYNIX 3.x and DYNIX/ptx 1.3, 1.4, and 4.0
  159. Siemens Nixdorf RM x00 (MIPS) with SINIX 5.41-5.42
  160. Siemens Nixdorf RM x00 (MIPS) with Reliant 5.43-5.44
  161. Silicon Graphics IRIX 3.3 through 6.5.1
  162. Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 Linux
  163. Slackware Linux
  164. Solbourne 5E/900 with OS/MP 4.1A
  165. Sony NEWS with NEWS-OS 4.x
  166. Sperry 5000 with UTS V and System V R3
  167. Stardent 1520 UNIX System V R3 2.2
  168. Stratus Continuum with FTX 2.x through 3.1
  169. Sun computers with SunOS 3.2 through 4.1.4
  170. Sun computers with Solaris 1.0 through Solaris 9
  171. Sun SPARC with Linux (Debian, Red Hat, SuSE)
  172. Sun SPARC with NeXTSTEP/Mach 3.3
  173. Sun SPARC with OPENSTEP/Mach 4.1, 4.2
  174. Sun SPARC with Plan 9 from Bell Labs
  175. Tandy Model 6000 with XENIX 3.2
  176. Tektronix 6130 with UTek OS
  177. Ubuntu Linux
  178. UNISYS 640 with CTIX SVR3.2 5.3
  179. UNISYS S/4040 with CTIX SVR3.2
  180. UNISYS U6000/65 MP with UNIX System V R4

The latest version of C-Kermit is not necessarily available for all of these platforms, many of which are no longer available to us, but source code and (in many cases) binaries are available for previous C-Kermit releases to cover all the platforms listed above.


C-Kermit / Columbia University / kermit@kermitproject.org / Last update: 28 January 2016